Sentence Examples


  • In Teneriffe and Grand Canary the corpse was simply wrapped up in goat and sheep skins, while in other islands a resinous substance was used to preserve the body, which was then placed in a cave difficult of access, or buried under a tumulus.
  • They are typical Berbers in physique, tall, well made and muscular, with European features and fair skins bronzed by the sun.
  • Sheep skins and sail-cloth are articles of trade.
  • There were about twenty-five thousand people at the game, and, when we went out, the noise was so terrific, we nearly jumped out of our skins, thinking it was the din of war, and not of a football game that we heard.
  • He catches deer, drains them of blood, skins them, and I cook 'em up for dinner.