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Example sentences for "comes"

Lexicographically close words:
comendador; coment; comer; comercio; comers; comest; comestible; comestibles; comet; cometary
  1. It comes to this, Marian,' he said, with portentous gravity.

  2. Women are so desperately matter-of-fact; it comes out even in their love-talk.

  3. My bitterness comes of the disappointment.

  4. It's the men who declare boldly that they need no help to whom practical help comes from all sides.

  5. Unless money comes from The Wayside, you'll only have two or three pounds left.

  6. But when it comes to asking them for money--' 'I'm very sorry.

  7. When it rises to the point of frenzy people may strictly be said to be in love; and, as I tell you, I think that comes to pass very rarely indeed.

  8. That paper I sent to Mr Trenchard is accepted, and I shall be glad to have your criticism when it comes out; don't spare my style, which needs a great deal of chastening.

  9. So it is, but it comes out with delicious naivete in the working classes.

  10. At a quarter to three you two shall start, and as you go out you can tell the landlady that if Miss Yule comes she is to wait for you, as you won't be long.

  11. And now that I did try to do something, see what comes of it!

  12. That's how things work, you know; reputation comes with a burst, just when you're not looking for anything of the kind.

  13. Yours in gratitude and reverence,' he had signed himself--the kind of phrase that comes naturally to a passionate man, when he would fain say more than he dares.

  14. In the Ujazdowske Avenue one comes to the most charming building in all Warsaw, the Lazienki Palace, with its delicious gardens mirrored in a lovely lake.

  15. I don't quite know where your folly comes in, but perhaps you will tell me," but Jean was laughing softly.

  16. Women do these things, and then they blame the poor man to whom a thousand pounds would be a fortune because he comes and takes it.

  17. How Mr. Meredith comes here is quite a matter outside our knowledge," said the diplomatic lady, and Lydia laughed in spite of herself.

  18. This comes home appropriately to you in this trying moment.

  19. O'er fallen leaves The west-wind grieves, Yet comes a seed-time round again; And morn shall see The State sown free With baleful tares or healthful grain.

  20. This day the fearful reckoning comes To each and all; We hear amidst our peaceful homes The summons of the conscript drums, The bugle's call.

  21. Ill comes of hate and scorning Shall the dark faces only Be turned to mourning?

  22. And ours the grateful service whence Comes day by day the recompense; The hope, the trust, the purpose stayed, The fountain and the noonday shade.

  23. Punishment often comes when it is least expected.

  24. Comes freshening down the bay, The rising sails are filling; Give way, my lads, give way!

  25. Who comes in his pride to that low cottage-door, The haughty and rich to the humble and poor?

  26. Fate With power to match the will and deed, To him your summons comes too late Who sinks beneath his armor's weight, And has no answer but God-speed!

  27. What though unthrilled, unmoving, The statesman stand apart, And comes no warm approving From Mammon's crowded mart?

  28. Feebly and cold, the morning light Comes stealing round him, dim and late, As if it loathed the sight.

  29. The original simple valour was no more; the military courage based on higher morality and judicious organization, which comes in the train of increased civilization, had only made its appearance in a very stunted form among the knights.

  30. But just because we here meet the Celtic nation at the culminating point of its development, its lesser degree of moral endowment or, which is the same thing, its lesser capacity of culture, comes more distinctly into view.

  31. Pompeius appeared at Luca in the painful position of a powerless refugee, who comes to ask aid from his opponent.

  32. There shall be no one in the Tent of Meeting when he enters to make atonement in the Holy Place, until he comes out, and has made atonement for himself and for his household, and for all the assembly of Israel.

  33. If there is congeniality the voyage comes to an end almost too soon.

  34. But don't you see," asked Kate, "that pursuing its course to the great ocean it purifies and brings to sparkling clearness all that comes to it.

  35. The ease that comes from a happy-go-lucky philosophy is not the peace that comes of trust.

  36. When meal time comes around, there will be a quorum or more Kafirs around the kitchen door.

  37. As for me, I want henceforth to make my life one of use to every one that comes near me.

  38. Her pride comes to her rescue, and with her voice still undeveloped, she rushes hither and thither in her frantic endeavours to secure the position she desires.

  39. There is something, too, about a person that radiates, as it were, and unconsciously to himself and others affects those with whom he comes in contact.

  40. When you have tarried so long, you will want to know, as deeply as you can, the first congenial spirit that comes to Africa and finds you.

  41. Victor Mayet is a clerk in the General Control Office, and Necker will suppose he comes on a matter of urgent importance.

  42. Your father can tell you exactly, when he comes in.

  43. Yes, I will stay and see what comes of it!

  44. Well, if it comes to that, I don't say it is my sister in that room!

  45. Instantly, as he does so, there comes a throb and a hum; the engines wake to life and the big propellers, flickering faster and faster, drive astern a screaming gale of wind.

  46. Flying low, and with his motor emitting a deep-throated roar, the airman comes tearing for a turn.

  47. At the large schools there are now two complete staffs of teachers and mechanics: one takes the morning spell of work, and is then free for the day, while the second staff comes on duty in the evening.

  48. A novice, in landing from a flight, has not only to gauge just where his machine will touch ground, but must estimate also how far the craft will roll upon its running wheels before it comes finally to a standstill.

  49. Towards each of the mark-towers, hurtling through the air at perhaps 100 miles an hour or more, comes the airman with a roar and rush.

  50. The result is that the machine comes to a standstill, then drops flat upon its wheels; and in doing so it may break its chassis supports, and give the pupil a shaking.

  51. Then comes a drive along the sea-front in the beauty of the morning sun: and after this you return to the aerodrome, where the biplane stands waiting for its second flight.

  52. If an aircraft comes within range of them, and the gunner has time to aim correctly, a bursting shell may bring the machine to ground.

  53. Now he calls an order, and the mechanics walk behind the machine; then, breaking upon the stillness of the morning, comes the roar of the motor.

  54. Now comes the moment when, if the most forcible thrust is to obtained from the air and gas, it should be ignited, and this is done by causing an electric spark to jump between two metal points on what is called the sparking-plug.

  55. And now comes the moment when the airman, drawing back his elevating lever, seeks to raise his craft from the water into the air.

  56. Maple sap is saved to drink as it comes from the tree, sometimes with the added sap of the Box Elder or Yellow Birch.

  57. Instruction to boys and girls usually comes from the uncle or aunt, and if they have no natural uncle or aunt, then one is assigned to them.

  58. Necessarily the most valuable information comes from the oldest Indians, and many informants have died since this study was made.

  59. The homely mangle, which comes to us from Dutch, is a doublet of the warlike engine called a mangonel-- "You may win the wall in spite both of bow and mangonel.

  60. Tartan comes through French from the Tartars (see p.

  61. There is no doubt that it comes from a Turkish word meaning interpreter, spelt chaus in Hakluyt and chiaus by Ben Jonson.

  62. The Saracens, or Moors, were the great galley sailors of the Mediterranean, and mizen comes from Arab.

  63. Minstrel comes from an Old French derivative of Lat.

  64. In the same way Pearce comes from Peter or Pierre.

  65. The word book itself comes from Anglo-Sax.

  66. The name comes from the portraits of members of the Kitcat Club, painted by Kneller.

  67. It comes into 16th-century German from Hungar.

  68. From the latter meaning comes that of "sheepe driven from the winter pastures to the sommer pastures, or the wooll of those sheepe" (Percyvall).

  69. This is the accepted etymology; but it is more probable that furnieren comes from Fr.

  70. They tried to dissuade him from this on the ground of his having but recently risen from a sick bed; but he paid no heed to their remonstrances, and on the very next day set out.

  71. As the lads stood stripped for fight Cleg was a little taller than Kit Kennedy, and he had all the experience which comes of many previous combats.

  72. For the butter ever comes fastest for a good-tempered woman.

  73. I'll hae a shot at him if he comes youchin' aboot this hoose.

  74. This is a bad, black tale; yet, for the sake of what comes after, it must be told.

  75. If the mad ould General comes in the road, I have that in my pocket which will settle him dead for life.

  76. He comes here twice every day from Mr. Cleaver's, the butcher's, sir.

  77. He comes to your kirk—I hae seen him gang in the door.

  78. Aye, here she comes that sets up for being better than your mother!

  79. I can't tell where the money comes from, but I have my suspicions.

  80. There is another person who comes to see Virginie twice a week.

  81. Whitening the curbing, too, comes under, the head of necessary repairs.

  82. Everything comes back--that comes at all, I should say--with the buttons off.

  83. There comes a time when one is glad to go!

  84. Stoddart's,[20] Malta, that I may see which comes first.

  85. Motley's, Portsmouth, that I may see whether Motley was right or no, and which comes first.

  86. Every sense is gratified; the nightingale bursts out with a full gush of song; the air plays softly upon the cheek, and comes loaded with fragrance.

  87. Here he was as completely at the mercy of the ravenous monsters as a worm thrown into a stream is at the mercy of the first fish that comes along.

  88. Maybe he'll have a word to say, when licensing day comes round, that I keep my house rowdy.

  89. Then a drowsiness comes over him, and he falls asleep.

  90. We'll keep it for her till she comes to a better frame of mind.

  91. In such a matter nothing personal comes in, or ought to.

  92. Glancing back shoreward an eager then a startled look comes into the man's face.

  93. See what comes of thinking oneself too knowing.

  94. You can make signs that you want food or drink, but when it comes to effecting a negotiation of that sort, why, the matter takes on a totally different aspect.

  95. A few, however, remained, gazing after the ghastly eloquence of the deserted hulk, now black and indistinct in the dusk, for in the tropical seas darkness comes down with a rush.

  96. I can do some telling too, if it comes to that--telling him that if you go I go too, and we know well enough how he'd take that.

  97. It does this by giving form to the matter which comes to it by the senses.

  98. There are two elements that seem to enter into everything whatever that comes into our experience, and which it seems to us would remain if everything in the universe were annihilated.

  99. Each new idea comes forward with a claim to truth, and its claim is tested by its practicability.

  100. If any inquisitive gent comes around, I'll send him about his own business.

  101. Then comes a most adventurous trip down the Arkansas River to the Mississippi and thence to St. Louis, where the story closes happily.

  102. My brother, you will need me and I will go with you and fight with you if the bad white man comes to take away your boys.

  103. Hicks, if any harm comes to those lads, I'll hunt you down and make you pay for it.

  104. Next comes a "Vendita Frittole e Liquori," where the Virgin, enthroned in a very humble manner beside a tallow candle on a back shelf, presides over certain ambrosial morsels of a nature too ambiguous to be denned or enumerated.

  105. But now, reader, comes the very gist and point of the whole matter.

  106. The half figure of the Deity comes out of the abacus, the arm meeting that of Moses, both at full stretch, with the stone tablets between.

  107. The whole Twelve Tribes are under the curse till the great day of national deliverance comes for Judah and for Israel.

  108. Prophecy, moreover, intimates that Israel is to remain scattered and under the curse till the Redeemer comes out of Zion, and will turn away ungodliness from Jacob.

  109. And now comes the further exceedingly difficult inquiry--how is it that this plant, the torula, produces this singular operation of the splitting up of the sugar?

  110. Hence it comes to pass, that where some ignorant person hath cured accidentally a slight disease, and a Physician hath a Patient dye of an irrecoverable Case, here the Empiric shall be applauded, and the Physician decryed.

  111. Whence it comes to pass, that most of the preparations found in the Shops are sophisticated, to the great abuse of City and Country.

  112. Certainly I shall tell her of you," he said, "that is to say, if she ever comes to exist.

  113. If it moves across the room and comes near me, or if I see it going towards Nora, or leaning over my Reggie sleeping there in his innocence, misdoubting of no fateful presence near, what, oh!

  114. I did not think of Fraser this time, but the thought went through my mind, 'She must be some friend of the servants who comes in to see them of an evening.

  115. I don't know what it comes from--whether it has to do with the immense number of pines in the forests, perhaps.

  116. I remember I was told all that, at the sale, and it seemed to me particularly sad, even though one comes across many sad things in our line of business.

  117. And where nothing is so appreciated as what comes from a distance," said George Norman.

  118. But if the worst comes to the worst we need not stay at Silberbach--we can always get away.

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

    Some related collocations, pairs and triplets of words:
    comes about; comes back; comes down; comes forth; comes forward; comes from; comes home