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Example sentences for "buries"

Lexicographically close words:
buriall; burials; burie; buried; buriers; burin; burla; burlap; burled; burlesque
  1. When the tortoise arrives at the spring, quite regardless of any spectator, he buries his head in the water above his eyes, and greedily swallows great mouthfuls, at the rate of about ten in a minute.

  2. On the opposite side of the Cordillera in Chiloe, another species of Phanaeus is exceedingly abundant, and it buries the dung of the cattle in large earthen balls beneath the ground.

  3. The female lays her eggs in a globular mass of dung which she rolls by means of her hind legs to a burrow excavated in the earth in which she buries it.

  4. Then he strikes at the breast of the image with a small wooden spear, and throws it into a pool of water reddened with red earth, and then takes it out and buries it in the ground.

  5. And one fate buries in th' Asturian mines.

  6. By mountains piled on mountains, to the skies, Heaven still with laughter the vain toil surveys, And buries madmen in the heaps they raise.

  7. He goes to his old seat, and after gazing at you a little while with the same steadfastness as at first, leans forward, and buries his face in his hands.

  8. She contrives new joys; she wears a holy calm; she cheers by a new hopefulness; she buries even the memory of luxury in the riches of the humble home that her wealth of heart endows.

  9. You sit down together upon the lounge; Nelly buries her face in her hands, sobbing.

  10. On the opposite side of the Cordillera in Chiloe another species of Phanaeus is exceedingly abundant, and it buries the dung of the cattle in large earthen balls beneath the ground.

  11. There, at the old man's request, he strikes him on the head and buries him.

  12. Iain, the son of a Barra widow, becomes the master of a ship and goes to Turkey, where he pays the debts of a dead Christian and buries the corpse.

  13. The youngest, named Sila, rescues a swimming coffin, which his brothers have not heeded, and buries it on shore.

  14. A widow's son on his way home from market pays the debts of a corpse and buries it, thus using all his money.

  15. So he takes the body to a wood, and buries it there.

  16. According to the apocryphal story, Tobit buries by night the dead who lie in the street.

  17. Jean buries the dead man and ransoms two women on a single voyage, as in I.

  18. The man pays the debt and buries the body.

  19. The undertaker takes the body he has got to get rid of to Finchley, and buries it as William Smith without a certificate; we send that notice to the registrar, who refers to his book, and finds that it is quite right.

  20. Vicissitudes of fortune, which spares neither man nor the proudest of his works, which buries empires and cities in a common grave.

  21. I seek ye vainly, and see in your place The shadowy tempest that sweeps through space, A whirling ocean that fills the wall Of the crystal heaven, and buries all And I, cut off from the world, remain Alone with the terrible hurricane.

  22. Heav'n still with laughter the vain toil surveys, And buries madmen in the heaps they raise.

  23. She runs to her mother, kneels down and buries her head in her lap.

  24. Christ, the father of the lark, dies, and the lark buries him in its crista.

  25. In order to stop rain an unmarried youth collects water in a new earthen pot from the eaves and buries it below the hearth so that the water may disappear by evaporation and the rain may cease in the same manner.

  26. Or he buries one alive and this is supposed to stay the plague.

  27. In order to stop excessive rain, a naked bachelor collects water from the eaves in a new earthen pot, covers the pot with a lid or with mud, and buries it beneath the earth; or the pot may be filled with salt.

  28. When building a new house a man plants as the first post a pole of the saj tree, and ties a bundle of thatching-grass round it, and buries a pice (1/4d.

  29. He buries them in a spot beside his hearth, and it is believed that when a hailstorm threatens the grains move about and give out a humming sound like water boiling.

  30. Wherever it rolls, it levels all things in its way, or buries them in unavoidable destruction.

  31. In the month of May, it buries itself in the earth, and begins to vegetate.

  32. After a moment, Mary comes down to the settee, left, and buries her face in the cushions, weeping.

  33. He sinks into a chair, and buries his face in his hands.

  34. As winter approaches, it slowly scrapes a deep hole in the ground, and buries itself until the following spring awakes it once more to active life.

  35. Like the land Tortoise, it is one of the hibernators, and during the winter months buries itself deeply in the earth, choosing for this purpose the soft, muddy bed or bank of the pond in which it lives.

  36. He falls on his knees and buries his face in his hands.

  37. She sits down, folds the flowers in her arms, and buries her face in them.

  38. Apropos of animals burying their treasures (or connections) for safety, it is worth mentioning that the skunk of the pampas occasionally buries her young in the kennel, when hunger compels her to go out foraging.

  39. I believe the skunk only buries her young when they are very small.

  40. Thus, the dog buries the bone it does not want to eat, and when hungry digs it up again.

  41. Even when fortunate, she scarcely breathes it to herself; but when otherwise, she buries it in the recesses of her bosom, and there lets it cower and brood among the ruins of her peace.

  42. He buries his face in his hands, and throws himself on the bench.

  43. To prevent discovery, the younger brother cuts off the head of the older, takes it away, and buries it.

  44. Then he buries her in it, and mourns for her nine days.

  45. Women often tie their ornaments in bundles at such bathing-fairs, and in that case two Bhamtas will go up to her, one on each side, and while one distracts her attention the other makes off with the bundle and buries it in the sand.

  46. Nay more, as is seen in the engraving, the insect monster actually works up the cut-off wings and limbs into a sort of covering for itself, and finally buries itself in a shroud partly made of the spoils of former victims.

  47. It generally buries itself, all but its jaws, in the sand at the bottom, and here awaits its victims.

  48. The above list will hopefully give you a few useful examples demonstrating the appropriate usage of "buries" in a variety of sentences. We hope that you will now be able to make sentences using this word.