Sentence Examples

  • In 1784 he wrote an essay on balloons, and his loge of Vauban, read by him publicly, won him the commendation of Prince Henry of Prussia.
  • Many novelties, too, such as the field telegraph, balloons and signalling, were employed.
  • The parade, with its smiles, applause, and balloons, was over in a half hour.
  • At great heights free balloons seem necessary.
  • A structure is supported either by resting on the solid crust of the earth, as buildings do, or by floating in a fluid, as ships do in water and balloons in air.