Thesaurus / surrounds

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Presently, their slowly cautious progress brought them to the edge of the barnyard, and to the rail fence which surrounds it.

Lad: A DogAlbert Payson Terhune

The little paling that surrounds the eminence was erected to keep away the foot of the thoughtless.

The golden haze that surrounds the dream of ideal democracy is dissipated by contact with any given city ward.

The nutritious quality of the liquid, which surrounds the fetus, appears from the following considerations.

Zoonomia, Vol. IErasmus Darwin

The mystery which surrounds her increases the peculiarity of our situation.

I hope abolitionists will keep clear of such a pro-slavery atmosphere as surrounds the Mansion House.

Straight-walled, angular, homely beyond conception, it rises high above the stone stockade that surrounds it.

Local ColorIrvin S. Cobb

Our action at a distance upon all that surrounds us is mediate and not immediate.

Mysterious Psychic ForcesCamille Flammarion

All that surrounds him—all that belongs to him, is strangeness and mystery!

Night and Morning, CompleteEdward Bulwer-Lytton

Yes, Pitiful and foolish is he who does not know the bliss of love which surrounds him and which I have given him.

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