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Example sentences for "dens"

Lexicographically close words:
denouncer; denouncers; denounces; denouncing; denove; densa; dense; denselben; densely; denseness
  1. With expressions dulled by opium or lighted up with the fire of fanaticism, they sit all day in the backs of their dens with crossed legs and folded arms, calm and unmoved like idols, awaiting with closed lips the predestined purchaser.

  2. Spurning the clouds written with curses, stamps the stony law to dust, loosing the eternal horses from the dens of night, crying, Empire is no more!

  3. They wandered about in desarts and in mountains, and in dens and caves of the earth, &c.

  4. This is to be my condition with the swine that gather up in these sties of cities, suffocating in such dens as these.

  5. The wild, strange scenery of the Buck Mountain and the Rattlesnake Dens was seen upon the left, and, stretching out in front, the low, fertile sweep of land known from that day forward as Sabbath Day Point.

  6. The theological books of St. Thomas, Liguori and Dens have been approved by the Church.

  7. Sometimes the cave-dwellings are superposed in storeys, and they certainly recall much more the nesting colonies of swallows than the dens of carnivores.

  8. They will build houses for their dogs, when the saints must be glad to wander, and lodge in dens and caves of the earth (Heb 11:38).

  9. If this work of destroying the dens of the skunk and the coon is thoroughly practiced, the dens will soon be gone and with the disappearance of the dens the skunk and the coon also disappear.

  10. I asked this man why he did not let them go until fall or winter, as these dens were near his mill?

  11. The lion did tear in pieces enough for his whelps, and strangled for his lionesses, and filled his holes with prey, and his dens with ravin.

  12. And the hand of Midian prevailed against Israel: and because of the Midianites the children of Israel made them the dens which are in the mountains, and caves, and strong holds.

  13. Up-town, in many instances closely contiguous to the dwellings of people of the highest respectability, there are dens as vile and infamous as ever disgraced any civilized community.

  14. He walked on past dark open doorways, where some of the miserable inhabitants of the dens within, stood to inhale the fresh wet air of the rainy night.

  15. To be sound of limb and well in health in these dens is bad enough, but the existence of an invalid under such circumstances is pitiable to a degree.

  16. Up to the topmost garret and down to the lowest cellar, in dens and hovels given over to thieves and wantons, I have accompanied a School Board officer on his rounds, and I frankly confess that I have passed a few bad quarters of an hour.

  17. No wonder diseases are spread if from such poisoned, fever-breeding dens as this the food is carried with all its impurity day after day to be hawked from door to door!

  18. I will show you the children at school who come daily to their work from the foulest and dirtiest dens in London--that awful network of hovels which lie about the Borough and the Mint.

  19. The fiercest and most reckless of the lawless classes have to be bearded in their dens by the devoted, ill-paid officers, who ferret out the children and insist upon their coming to school.

  20. These fever and pestilence-breeding dens that are still allowed to exist, these deathtraps out of which vestrymen and capitalists make large annual incomes, are a danger to the whole community.

  21. Those dens were filled with straw beds, separated from each other only by pieces of plank about eight or ten inches in height.

  22. You called the monasteries dens of murderers, and incited the people to pull them down.

  23. In approaching the bull-ring we had to pass by a circle of little buildings, low dens with small barred windows and closed doors.

  24. The vivid desert backgrounds, the light-filled skies of Upper Egypt crept into my pictures, the cry of impassioned Eastern music in the forbidden dancing-dens of Keneh stole into Viola's refrains.

  25. The goading and the enraging that goes on in the dens behind the arena had been overdone apparently, for the bull, wild with rage and pain, galloped madly round, taking no notice of the pallid group of toreadors.

  26. It was not possible to believe that the most grinding greed could extort money from human beings for the tenancy of such dens as those to which this passage led.

  27. Limited water and unlimited whisky, crowded dens and unwholesome air; we need nothing more to make a city full of drunkards.

  28. Of course, the still greater overcrowding of other dens during the renovation of even one "land" requires to be carefully provided against.

  29. At the moment this conversation was going on in the balmy, seductive evening air at the bridge, another was transpiring in the Albergo della Torre, one of those dark, musty dens of which we have been speaking.

  30. To bitter complaints of his coughing and of his strange talking to himself she gave scant attention, but foul play was done often enough in these dens to make her uneasy.

  31. In the double row of little dens this one alone was silent, and the offending dog was not located.

  32. The lodgers returned to their dens one after one, tramping or slipping or hobbling up the stairs and along the passage.

  33. Man, the Skye terriers go into dens of foxes and wildcats, and worry bulls till they tak' to their heels.

  34. The above list will hopefully give you a few useful examples demonstrating the appropriate usage of "dens" 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:
    dense bush; dense cloud; dense cluster; dense clusters; dense forest; dense growth; dense jungle; dense mass; dense masses; dense scrub; dense thicket; dense tufts