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Example sentences for "hewed"

Lexicographically close words:
hevinesse; hevy; hevyn; hew; hewe; hewen; hewers; heweth; hewing; hewn
  1. It is written that our Lord was crucified on Calvary, and buried in a tomb, which Joseph hewed out of the rock; but it is unwritten tradition which identifies these spots, and does more things of the same kind.

  2. It is written that our Lord was crucified on Calvary, and buried in the tomb which Joseph hewed out of the rock, but it is unwritten tradition that teaches us we are adoring the right places, and many other things of the same kind.

  3. The claymores of the MacLeans hewed them down without mercy and their heads were chopped off and thrown into a well which has since borne a Gaelic name descriptive of the event.

  4. He then bade me make off with myself, for if I was found within twenty miles of that place where I stood, he would cause me to be hewed in pieces.

  5. In short, our small band, being inclosed between two stronger bodies, was literally hewed in pieces, but not before they had slain a great number of our enemies.

  6. And then the company of Sir Lionel and Sir Bedivere brake from their ambush and fell on the Romans, and slew and hewed them down, and forced them to return and flee, chasing them to their tents.

  7. Then Sir Balan crept with pain upon his feet and hands, and put his brother's helmet off his head, but could not know him by his face, it was so hewed and bloody.

  8. He broke down the altars, and beat the Asherim and the engraved images into powder, and hewed down all the incense altars throughout all the land of Israel, and returned to Jerusalem.

  9. For my people have committed two evils: they have forsaken me, the spring of living waters, and hewed them out cisterns, broken cisterns, that can hold no water.

  10. The king commanded, and they hewed out great stones, costly stones, to lay the foundation of the house with worked stone.

  11. So I made an ark of acacia wood, and hewed two tables of stone like the first, and went up onto the mountain, having the two tables in my hand.

  12. Seeing that the other guests were satisfied, the pantler, with some little labour, hewed off the two legs, and giving one to each of the unmarried giants, assigned the head to Magog.

  13. From the logs on the shore he ordered his men to build a raft, and with their hatchets they hewed out oars.

  14. With ropes and axes Mohammed's followers tore the stone idols of Mecca from their pedestals and hewed them to pieces, while the Meccans sorrowfully beheld the destruction.

  15. And the great court was made round with three rows of hewed stones, and one row of planks of cedar, which also was observed in the inner court of the house of the Lord, and in the porch of the house.

  16. And the masons of Solomon, and the masons of Hiram, hewed them: and the Giblians prepared timber and stones to build the house.

  17. And the house, when it was in building, was built of stones, hewed and made ready: so that there was neither hammer nor axe, nor any tool of iron heard in the house when it was in building.

  18. And Samuel hewed him in pieces before the Lord in Galgal.

  19. We cut down straight grained timber, split the logs open and hewed the face and edges of them; we laid them back down on the ground, tight together and made a floor under the straw roof.

  20. Then the backs of the ties were hewed flat, making them about three square, when they were ready to be used on the road.

  21. Dough trays, bread boards, chopping bowls, and troughs in which to salt bacon and pork, were hewed from buckeye by farmers and village woodworkers.

  22. Hewed pine was the foundation, and the shingles were of split and shaved pine.

  23. In some instances railroad ties are hewed from wood which is fit for the finest furniture.

  24. Railroads buy crossties, hewed or sawed from small trunks, and country bridges are occasionally floored with thick planks which wear well and offer great resistance to decay.

  25. They were hewed in solid pieces, and the largest weighed nearly 1,000 pounds.

  26. The cell, the bed-place, the lines traced on the rocks, the inscription of the year in which he hewed his habitation out of them, are all the memorials that remain of Daniel Gumb.

  27. The forest rose in black tangled barriers: we hewed our way through them and went on.

  28. Downes had no chance; the old man felled him on his face in a couple of blows, and taking both hands to his stick, hewed away at him as if he had been a log.

  29. I hewed sixty steps upon this slope, and each step had cost a minute, by Hirst's watch.

  30. We hewed our steps as we moved upward, but were soon glad to deviate from the ice to a position scarcely less awkward.

  31. The table was a hewed puncheon, supported by four legs.

  32. The timber was hewed and scored, and then "rafted down to Saugamon-town.

  33. The cavalrymen now charged into their midst and hewed a passageway of blood in the lane of human beings.

  34. We were stung by the fierce mosquitoes, and were mocked by the chattering jay; But we hewed and hacked a passage through the grass where the moccasin lay.

  35. But Withelm hewed off the blade of Raven's oar, and I went out and cleared the folk away for a space, and leapt back; and Havelok and I got the door shut quickly against them as they came back on it, and we barred it with the oar loom.

  36. We closed up, and hewed the spear points off, and then dealt with the horses and men who foundered among us, and they struggled back, leaving three men and four horses in the roadway.

  37. The furnishings within were crude; A table fastened to the wall Had been with some exertion hewed From aspen timbers straight and tall, And was, in lieu of table legs, Supported by protruding pegs.

  38. The soldiers, pressing them and urging their horses on in spite of the throng, hewed and thrust with that merciless and terrible skill which only a soldier by profession can have.

  39. To battle he went with a laugh which recalled the neighing of a charger; and he hewed in such fashion that when each engagement was over soldiers went to examine the bodies left by him, and wonder at his astonishing blows.

  40. Overcome by the strong spirit, they lay about on the ground half-senseless, and Vikramaditja came upon them and slew them, and hewed them in pieces.

  41. When the barn would not contain all the grain raised on the farm, one or two barracks were erected by setting four or five long posts in the ground, hewed eight square, tapered towards the top end.

  42. But Oh, I forsook the fountain of living waters, and hewed out broken cisterns, that could hold no water.

  43. Too soon did we all turn aside like a deceitful bow, forsook the fountain of living waters, and hewed out broken cisterns that could hold no water.

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