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Example sentences for "hooks"

Lexicographically close words:
hooked; hookers; hookes; hooking; hooklets; hookworm; hooky; hool; hooli; hooligans
  1. He remained fiddling with the hooks with one hand, while with the other he still held the candle above his head.

  2. Faulkner had removed all the hooks from which the heavy curtain-rings had hung.

  3. In the night-time they are stretched along the ground quite naked, with their legs, arms, and neck fastened to hooks fixed in the ground.

  4. Jack had a dozen fish-hooks in his pocket and three or four yards of line, in addition to eight or ten dollars in rebel shinplasters.

  5. The shin-plasters and fish-hooks were appropriated by the searchers, and also the line, the captain remarking that they could buy more line when they got home.

  6. The hooks had caught in some fracture of the plateau which he could not see.

  7. The cast was, this time, so neat and skilful, that the hooks caught.

  8. The knotted rope with the hooks at its end fell down beneath his feet, swinging against the side of the little Douvre.

  9. We had hooks and lines and baits and patience; we had spent nights in watching, had seen the cayman come and take the bait, and after our expectations had been wound up to the highest pitch all ended in disappointment.

  10. A fine interesting young Indian, observing my eagerness to have it, tendered his services, and asked two handfuls of fish-hooks for his trouble.

  11. Fortunately we've fish-hooks and lines, and by making holes in the ice we can get as many fish as we like.

  12. These were followed by other parties with hooks to drag down the sand-bags and tools to overthrow the parapet.

  13. The hooks were attached to strong lines and baited with deer's flesh, and soon the fishing began.

  14. When the book is closed the ledges fit into each other, and the fish-hooks are kept in place and therefore cannot get tangled.

  15. At the end opposite the pocket is the first ledge, and into the slits in this ledge the hooks are placed.

  16. Most of the windows had been broken, "the church's guardians, her faire and strong gates, turned off the hooks and burned.

  17. Two days passed, and though the hooks were in use we caught nothing, and some of the party began to wish that the pirate had picked us up.

  18. We had no fishing lines or hooks on board; a bit of an old file was, however, discovered, and with it and a hammer Jacotot undertook to make some hooks, while Kelson spun some fine yarn for lines.

  19. Look, here is a row of hooks for keys and here is a rusty key still hanging on the hook.

  20. I know he is on tenter hooks all the time, too.

  21. When they arrived on the spot, spades, picks, and ice-hooks had been procured by those nearest shore, and the whole mystery brought from the depths of the river to the surface.

  22. That refined handwriting which had steadily poured out the venom of some concealed hostility survived all other correspondence--delicate as the graceful circles of the tiniest fish-hooks whose points and barbs enter deepest in the flesh.

  23. There are, in the neighborhood of Mokini, stones which are considered petrifactions of the canoe, paddles, and fish-hooks of Paao.

  24. We also learn that the new castle was a wooden one; for a castle which has to be pulled down by carpenters with hooks and axes is certainly not of stone.

  25. He ran round with a foot-measure, drove in nails and hooks for curtains, and the very next moment there he was again in the field or the stable, but every where whistling his soldier's songs and urging on the laborers.

  26. And of the thousand seven hundred seventy and five shekels he made hooks for the pillars, and overlaid their chapiters, and filleted them.

  27. All the pillars round about the court shall be filleted with silver; their hooks shall be of silver, and their sockets of brass.

  28. And for the north side the hangings were an hundred cubits, their pillars were twenty, and their sockets of brass twenty; the hooks of the pillars and their fillets of silver.

  29. And thou shalt make for the hanging five pillars of shittim wood, and overlay them with gold, and their hooks shall be of gold: and thou shalt cast five sockets of brass for them.

  30. And their pillars were four, and their sockets of brass four; their hooks of silver, and the overlaying of their chapiters and their fillets of silver.

  31. And likewise for the north side in length there shall be hangings of an hundred cubits long, and his twenty pillars and their twenty sockets of brass; the hooks of the pillars and their fillets of silver.

  32. And for the west side were hangings of fifty cubits, their pillars ten, and their sockets ten; the hooks of the pillars and their fillets of silver.

  33. But I will put hooks in thy jaws, and I will cause the fish of thy rivers to stick unto thy scales, and I will bring thee up out of the midst of thy rivers, and all the fish of thy rivers shall stick unto thy scales.

  34. And he made thereunto four pillars of shittim wood, and overlaid them with gold: their hooks were of gold; and he cast for them four sockets of silver.

  35. And the sockets for the pillars were of brass; the hooks of the pillars and their fillets of silver; and the overlaying of their chapiters of silver; and all the pillars of the court were filleted with silver.

  36. At the third and fourth attempt, however, he places it so that the little hooks already mentioned just catch the thread, and the figure is thus kept upright.

  37. But let me urge this: When the fishing season is over do not throw your pole, line and hooks carelessly to one side, but clean them, wrap them, and put them away in safety for another season.

  38. Hooks are of endless size and variety, as are fishing lines.

  39. It may even be, as the fashion goes, that the collar can be fastened by silver hooks under a flap.

  40. From the same hooks depended a bandolier, well filled with cartridges.

  41. Suddenly she half rose, stretched up her hand to the side of the waggon and took down from the hooks on which it rested a loaded carbine which Karel Van Zyl always left for her protection.

  42. She had never before held a pen in her hand, and her attempts to make pot-hooks and hangers, and even straight lines were not very successful.

  43. Fortunately a cask of hooks had been saved from the Dutch ship, as also a box of seeds.

  44. I like to do them much better than those ugly things," said Maiden May, and she was spared the task of copying the pot-hooks and hangers, and was allowed to learn writing more according to her own fancy.

  45. The fireplace was about five or six feet in length and on the inside of it there were some hooks to hang the pots from when there was cooking to be done.

  46. My father was the only darkey Old Man Isaac Van Hook owned, and he did anything that came to hand: he was a good carpenter and mechanic and helped the Van Hooks to build mills, and he made the shoes for that settlement.

  47. If one or more of the hooks are on the bottom the tackle will do for different kinds of flat fish as well, flounders and dabs being the two species most often caught by anglers.

  48. Smelts are best fished for with tiny hooks tied on fine gut and baited with fragments of shrimp, ragworm, and other delicacies.

  49. In Russia they are sometimes caught on long lines armed with baited hooks, and occasionally an angler hooks one.

  50. Both early remains and recent hooks from the Fiji Islands bear out this supposition.

  51. The nature of the line or the rod that may have been used with these early hooks is largely a matter of conjecture.

  52. I found a paper of fish-hooks in the chest, among other things; and there's no doubt we should find plenty of fish out in the lagoon.

  53. I have been thinking of it, though, but I did not know any fish-hooks had been found.

  54. We might just as well have finished him and slipped him away for keeps when we first got our hooks on him.

  55. You know how long we've been waiting to get our hooks on it, and we've never had our eyes off his house for two months.

  56. As we, with boat-hooks in our hands, toward the narrows sped.

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