Sentence Examples


  • They'd been patient, setting up their ultimate victory over the course of tens of thousands of years.
  • The help of the engraver had early been called in; and tens of thousands of children looked with terror and delight on execrable copperplates, which represented Christian thrusting his sword into Apollyon, or writhing in the grasp of Giant Despair.
  • Printed in tens of thousands of copies are certain apocalyptic legends dealing with eschatological problems. The ancient Apocalypse of Peter appears here under the name of Paul, then there is an Apocalypse of the Virgin Mary, who, like Peter, is carried by the Archangel through the torments of Hell and the bliss of Paradise, and through whose intervention sufferers are granted pardon on certain days of the year.
  • The " bows " were grouped in tens and hundreds.
  • The south and central region was the land of the bison, its grasses affording a great pasture ground for tens of thousands of "buffaloes."