Sentence Examples


  • Of course, he had not gone far when he noticed the brightness of the leaves, and he quickly guessed the cause when he saw the broken jars from which the treasure was still dropping.
  • The action of the jars and temper-screw has been described by John F.
  • Carll as follows: " Suppose the tools to have been just run to the bottom of the well, the jars closed and the cable slack.
  • The men now take hold of the bull-wheels and draw up the slack until the sinker-bar rises, the ' play ' of the jars allowing it to come up 13 in.
  • When the jars come together they slack back about 4 in., and the cable is in position to be clamped in the temper-screw.