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EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB

All along the highways and by-paths of our literature we encounter much that pertains to this "queen of plants."
The streets here are rather wide for an Italian city but would be deemed intolerably narrow in America.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
John was baptizing at a large pool called Ænon-by-Saleim,—probably allegorical, meaning “Fountain of Repose.”
The sewing-machine made a resounding clatter in the room; it was of a ponderous, by-gone make.
Let me illustrate: Last week, month, or year you saw a military procession pass along the streets.
ASSIMILATIVE MEMORYMARCUS DWIGHT LARROWE (AKA PROF. A. LOISETTE)
They burnt the chosen city of holiness, and made the streets thereof desolate according to the prediction of Jeremias.
Mr. Spurrell came down to see a horse, and we shall be very glad to have the benefit of his opinion by-and-by.
Grain merchants and vegetable dealers jostled each other in the streets themselves.
Shopkeepers not only occupied both sides of the crowded streets, but half their wares were exposed in and over the dirty gutters.
The pool was drained in 1866, and, having been filled up, its site will ere long be covered with streets of houses.
SHOWELL'S DICTIONARY OF BIRMINGHAMTHOMAS T. HARMAN AND WALTER SHOWELL

WORD OF THE DAY

obnubilateverb (used with object) | [ob-noo-buh-leyt, -nyoo- ]SEE DEFINITION