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Example sentences for "hundred miles"

  • It forms a hundred miles of the north rim of the Grand Canyon.

  • No one man can control the water-supply of a hundred miles of range.

  • This plateau ranges for a hundred miles, farther than any white man knows, and everywhere, in the valleys and green nooks, will be found Navajo hogans.

  • The travellers defended themselves bravely; some of the cars were barricaded, and sustained a siege, like moving forts, carried along at a speed of a hundred miles an hour.

  • A hundred miles, and only one day to traverse them!

  • They perceived that the whole train, rushing on at the rate of a hundred miles an hour, hardly bore upon the rails at all.

  • There was not a doctor nearer than a hundred miles.

  • One day Jane Sturgeon came to the school, called us out, and when we reached home all was lamentation: news had come that father was ill unto death, at Lebanon, a hundred miles away.

  • For hundreds of miles the country lay barren and untilled, inhabited only by wild Redmen, the nearest British settlement being five hundred miles away.

  • Hour after hour throughout the night he rode onward, and as day dawned on the 21st of April he galloped into Cambridge, having ridden a hundred miles in eighteen hours without a change of horse.

  • It was a lonely settlement on the edge of the wilderness, and to reach it about a hundred miles of pathless forest had to be crossed.

  • A hundred miles of sun and fair weather, sleeping at night in the open in a trench dug in the snow, no fear in the thoughts of Jim, nor evil in the heart of the heathen man.

  • Its exports consist chiefly of iron and steel, brought from rich mines nearly two hundred miles in the interior, by a well-perfected system of inland navigation.

  • We enter a creek just beyond where Jean is waiting for us, and Adare House is a hundred miles to the south and east.

  • She will travel a hundred miles by sledge to nurse a sick child, and only last winter she buried herself in a shack filled with smallpox and brought six souls out of it alive!

  • I have known her to bring an Indian baby a hundred miles, and some of these I have seen die in her arms, while she crooned to them a song of Heaven.

  • Sixteen days is the time-limit for those five-hundred miles, and yet the Fizzer is expected because the Fizzer is due; and to a man who loves his harness no praise could be sweeter than that.

  • Already it had ridden a couple of hundred miles, with its baby hands playing with the reins, and before it reached home again another five hundred would be added to the two hundred.

  • In forty days an infantry division of eight thousand men repaired a hundred miles of rail and built a hundred and eighty-two bridges.

  • So Northern sea-power could make its controlling influence felt in one continuous line all round the eastern South, except for fifty miles where small craft were concerned and for two hundred miles in the case of larger vessels.

  • The city of Paris bears a sailing ship upon her shield, though she sits a hundred miles or more from the sea.

  • Then to the left, Malinche and the rolling stony hills of Tlaxcala, along which the Spaniards advanced, with the beautiful cone of Orizaba rising brilliant and clear nearly a hundred miles away.

  • The current supplied by the rapids of "Platanal" is carried on high-tension wires to several cities far distant, including Guanajuato, a hundred miles away.

  • His Excellency the Governor having kindly invited me to be his companion on a journey which he proposed to make to the new settlement of Australind, about a hundred miles south of Perth, I set about making the necessary preparations.

  • A rainy day in February or March is an extremely rare occurrence at Perth, though not unusual at Australind, a hundred miles southward.

  • The above list will hopefully provide you with a few useful examples demonstrating the appropriate usage of "hundred miles" in a variety of sentences. We hope that you will now be able to make sentences using this group of words.

    Some common collocations, pairs and triplets of words:
    bright star; hundred and fifty dollars; hundred and thirty years; hundred and twenty thousand; hundred cubits; hundred days; hundred different; hundred dollars; hundred fold; hundred gold; hundred gulden; hundred heads; hundred lashes; hundred leagues; hundred miles; hundred people; hundred pound; hundred sacrifices; hundred thousand; hundred ways; hundred weight; hundred yards; leagues long; light breeze; swift glance; those days