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Example sentences for "girding"

Lexicographically close words:
gird; girded; girder; girders; girdeth; girdle; girdled; girdler; girdles; girdling
  1. Whilst he was drinking with the sentry I was getting on my great coat, girding on my hanger (I had no longer a sword), and putting my loaded pistols in my pocket.

  2. Then, girding my sword, I wait for my visitor.

  3. In honour of her mother's birthday, she wore a white India muslin, with a blue sash girding her slender waist, and only a knot of blue ribbon at her throat, where the soft lace was gathered.

  4. A troubled look crossed the grave, placid countenance of the pastor, and he clasped his hands firmly behind him, as if girding himself to deny the eloquent pleading of the lovely dark eyes.

  5. The dear shy youth, with touch of scorn, I loved with him through woods to pass, And girding in the early morn.

  6. A messenger I bring you, O Laka, To the girding of paû.

  7. The method of girding on the pa-ú was peculiar.

  8. Besides, some suspicious and informed soul in the administration has read between our political lines, and got a peep of the aspiring Tertius girding himself for contest.

  9. Then putting on my arms and girding my sword, I went to San Piero, and kissed the feet of the dead Pope, not without shedding tears.

  10. Wherefore, girding up the loins of your minds, be sober, and hope to the end for the gift to be brought to you by the revelation of Jesus Christ.

  11. Gradually he lost himself in half-articulate prayer, in the solemn girding of the will to this future task of a re-creating love.

  12. He then called for a tub, stripped the King to a zone girding his loins and made him dip his head into the water.

  13. Giving directions for a led horse to be accoutred for him, in lieu of that which had carried him through the night, Fazil entered the Mutt where he had left his father, and found him girding himself for the journey.

  14. Forthwith he drew his sword and fell to cutting down the brush, whereat friar Martin, girding up his frock, took Walkyn's sword and fell to likewise.

  15. The wind tossed the ship about with the violence of the waves, and it was struck by a sea-monster and split asunder; and then the merchant, girding up his loins, plunged into the sea.

  16. On the morrow the same man, whether he was elated with the good fortune of his late victory, or was fired with the wish to win another, came close to the enemy, and set to girding at them in the words of his former challenge.

  17. English earls were created by the girding with a sword.

  18. But Bjarke said: "Art thou not yet weary of girding at me and goading me with taunts?

  19. Why pursue with jeers the old man mighty in battle, and put to shame my unsurpassed honours and illustrious deeds, belittling my glories and girding at my prowess?

  20. The following letter to his father shows how unsatisfactory he considers his studies had been in both Brussels and Paris, and that now, as he expressed it, he is girding his "loins for a new race.

  21. And it shall come to pass, that instead of sweet smell there shall be stink; and instead of a girdle a rent; and instead of well set hair baldness; and instead of a stomacher a girding of sackcloth; and burning instead of beauty.

  22. And now the witch had left all girding at her even, and spake to her but little, save when she needs must.

  23. Then yet again she went into the wood on the witch's errand as well as her own, and was paid by her friend's sweet converse, and by nought else save the grudging girding of her mistress.

  24. Only, if you want to see Gordon girding himself with truth, and see it adequately, you will have to quote from almost every letter he ever wrote, and especially his wonderful correspondence with his sister.

  25. I had on my table David Livingstone, and John Woolman, and Josephine Butler, and Frances Willard, and Catherine Booth, and I wanted to give you glimpses of all these notable soldiers of the Lord girding themselves for the open field.

  26. Like a true Southerner, Daudet delights in girding at the Church; and these tales bristle with jibes at ecclesiastical dignitaries; but his stroke is never malignant and there is no barb to his shaft nor poison on the tip.

  27. He is not only incapable of the girding enmity which Taine detected and detested in Thackeray's treatment of Becky Sharp, but he is also devoid of the callous detachment with which Flaubert dissected Emma Bovary under the microscope.

  28. The above list will hopefully give you a few useful examples demonstrating the appropriate usage of "girding" in a variety of sentences. We hope that you will now be able to make sentences using this word.
    Other words:
    adhesive; annexation; attachment; binding; bond; cincture; circling; containment; encirclement; enclosure; envelopment; environment; fastener; inclusion; involvement; knot; lashing; splice