EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SWEEP

From this position he commanded with his rifle the sweep of hillside all around the cabin.

I have never had to sweep out the schoolhouse since the time you know of.

The posters, maculated with filth, garnished like tapestry the sweep of the curbstone.

I hauled him in, and he told me, he thought, some one had hold of the other end of the sweep.

These form the woods which sweep from rocky shore to topmost hill.

I might sweep and wash off the stove, and—and clean off the mantelpiece.

We rake the grass, and then, gilding refined gold, we sweep it.

Dorcas had no dreams so happy that such an avalanche could not sweep them aside.

At this, with one sweep of his sword, Hugh struck at the cat's paw.

He sat down, back of the harp, and made ready to sweep the strings.

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