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Example sentences for "is"

Lexicographically close words:
irritations; irritative; irrotational; irruption; irruptions; isa; isabelline; ische; ischen; ischial
  1. But before all things have a constant mutual charity among yourselves: for charity covereth a multitude of sins.

  2. For he that will love life and see good days, let him refrain his tongue from evil, and his lips that they speak no guile.

  3. For it is better doing well (if such be the will of God) to suffer than doing ill.

  4. This Epistle is written with such apostolical dignity as to manifest the supreme authority with which its writer, the Prince of the Apostles, had been vested by his Lord and Master, Jesus Christ.

  5. That now he may live the rest of his time in the flesh, not after the desires of men but according to the will of God.

  6. That is, not without much labour and difficulty; and because of the dangers which constantly surround, the temptations of the world, of the devil, and of our own corrupt nature.

  7. The grass is withered and the flower thereof is fallen away.

  8. But according to him that hath called you, who is holy, be you also in all manner of conversation holy: 1:16.

  9. If any man speak, let him speak, as the words of God.

  10. Wherefore, having the loins of your mind girt up, being sober, trust perfectly in the grace which is offered you in the revelation of Jesus Christ.

  11. For all flesh is as grass and all the glory thereof as the flower of grass.

  12. Casting all your care upon him, for he hath care of you.

  13. Servants, be subject to your masters with all fear, not only to the good and gentle but also to the froward.

  14. But the word of the Lord endureth for ever.

  15. By this modification the risk of the mutual influence of the pendulum and the clock is avoided.

  16. On the one hand it is certain that our situation is eminently favourable to intellectual improvement.

  17. When the disk is flexible and slightly elastic, a heavy sound, and sometimes even a shrill tone, is produced by the vibrations of the plate.

  18. He will find that if the seat or surface on which he rests is small in proportion to his body, the chest will, after a time, either fall forward or to one side, unless he exert himself to a degree that is very fatiguing.

  19. This, it is plain, must cease whenever the water within is higher than the sea without; and hence it is that there can be no access for the salt water in the winter or rainy months.

  20. After the scum has fallen, the liquid is to be boiled, and nitric acid added, whilst any disengagement of red vapours is occasioned by it.

  21. I have received nothing from France or from Germany for these four years past: even what is published seems by some fatality to have been withheld from me; and the booksellers send no answers to my commissions.

  22. Of course a wife is but a temporary incumbrance to a man of Vidocq's dexterity.

  23. This splendid pile which is at present under repair, was erected in the time of James I.

  24. The French Thief-taker This is as full-charged a portrait of human depravity as the gloomiest misanthrope could wish for.

  25. Infidelity is supposed to have made more progress amongst them than amongst the German Jews in Holland.

  26. After parading through the town, the youths repair in a body to the residence of some opulent inhabitant, where their arrival is welcomed with shouts and clapping of hands, and where they are entertained with a plentiful repast.

  27. It is astonishing how the perusal of this cured us of our affection.

  28. At a little distance, the appearance is exceedingly brilliant, for there is no other light among the populace to diminish its lustre, and the whole scene is singularly picturesque.

  29. It is consequently the most populous city in Europe, except London and Paris.

  30. I can bear witness to the correctness of your delineation and description of Rosamond's Well, which you gave in a recent number; but there is no trace whatever of the bower or labyrinth, the site of which is only pointed out by tradition.

  31. It is Vidocq whom you are looking for," said I; "if you will wait for ten minutes you will see him.

  32. Edward was not the man to be so trifled with, but the course he took was unkingly and despicable.

  33. The walk takes us into the true serpentine region; at Coverack serpentine is largely blent with felspar and crystal.

  34. The Banqueting Hall and Cathedral Cavern are especially fine caves here.

  35. The building is about 100 feet long, and compared with the nave the chancel is almost like a cathedral choir, thus proving its collegiate character, the stalls still remaining.

  36. There is no spot where sunsets seem more pregnant of meaning than here, where winds are more haunted by crying ghosts, where there is a deeper significance in the "murmurs and scents of the infinite sea.

  37. Next morning the fight was renewed, the cutter opening fire from the sea, while a company of riders fired from the hedge at the top of the hill on the rear of the men in the battery.

  38. To obviate this a screen has been placed on the landward side of the lantern.

  39. Its greatest direct length is 80 miles, but the broken nature of the shore increases this very considerably; even at its juncture with Devon the Duchy is not more than 46 miles in breadth, and at its narrowest it is only six miles.

  40. For the Land's End is a show-place, and we know what that entails.

  41. For a thousand feet it ranges up, in huge sheets of brown heather, in gray cairns and screes of granite, all sharp and black-edged against the pale blue sky.

  42. There was already a society of his followers here when he began his visits, but they were very unpopular with the majority of the townsfolk, who accused them of sympathy with the Pope and the Jacobites.

  43. The headland rises to nearly 250 feet, and its light is sorely needed, the coast, with its outlying masses of crag, being a deadly peril to navigation.

  44. He was ruining the harbour by his attempts to make the ropes of sand; every rising sea scattered these ropes, however carefully formed, and the sand was accumulating in a bar of Doom.

  45. St. Buryan is familiar to all visitors to the Land's End, as the cars usually make it a halting-place.

  46. This is most extraordinary," Percy said, much surprised.

  47. She is the best wife you could have chosen, Herbert, for you were ever alongside, even in your boyish days; and it would have been a sin and shame for you to have married any one else.

  48. My health is at present such, that my home and the beloved friends of my infancy appear dearer to me than ever, and I cannot part from them to seek happiness elsewhere.

  49. With a sudden spring Percy started from his seat, exclaiming, in a tone that betrayed unconsciously much internal anxiety-- "What in the world is Herbert about?

  50. Lucy Harcourt is returning to England, and has requested us to look out for a little cottage for her near Oakwood.

  51. It may please Him to bless us with prosperity, but from characters such as Annie Grahame happiness is a perpetual exile, which no prosperity has power to recall.

  52. I know who the villain is in this case, and my master shall know it too, one day.

  53. Mother, my own mother, the God of the widow and the fatherless is still our friend; He hath not forsaken us, though for a time His countenance is darkened towards us.

  54. Herbert, promise me this, and come what may, one friend, at least, is mine.

  55. It is Thou that dispenseth this bitter cup.

  56. This which I urge is of a burning zeal To mend the king and do our country good.

  57. My name is Baldock, and my gentry I fetch from Oxford, not from heraldry.

  58. That rumour is untrue: for loving thee, Is this report rais'd on poor Isabel.

  59. I thank you all, my lords: then I perceive That heading is one, and hanging is the other, And death is all.

  60. A noble attempt and honourable deed, Is it not, trow ye, to assemble aid And levy arms against your lawful king?

  61. How comes it that the king and he is parted?

  62. The wind is good; I wonder why he stays: I fear me he is wreck'd upon the sea.

  63. Thy court is naked, being bereft of those That make a king seem glorious to the world, I mean the peers, whom thou shouldst dearly love; Libels are cast against thee in the street; Ballads and rhymes made of thy overthrow.

  64. King Edward is murdered by holding him down on the bed with the table, and stamping on it.

  65. All that he speaks is nothing; we are resolv'd.

  66. This ground, which is corrupted with their steps, Shall be their timeless sepulchre or mine.

  67. Now, my lords, know this, That Gaveston is secretly arriv'd, And here in Tynmouth frolics with the king.

  68. My Lord of Cornwall" now at every word; And happy is the man whom he vouchsafes, For vailing of his bonnet, one good look.

  69. I have not had a chance of speaking to you quietly until now, and my father is driving round for us at six o'clock.

  70. Rex is a fine lad, and is bound to succeed.

  71. I believe you have been plotting mischief, and that is the beginning and the end of your good resolutions!

  72. If the child is old enough to have the responsibility of a household, she is old enough to have a little enjoyment, and to make her entrance into society.

  73. It is too dark to see the music, and I love wandering along just as I like.

  74. She is a good, reliable soul and a great comfort in many ways, but I fear the girls are getting beyond her.

  75. I've had enough lessons to last me for the rest of my life, and I want to get to work, but my father is bent on having a clever son, and can't make up his mind to be disappointed.

  76. Why ever is she--" Norah checked herself with a quick recollection of the events of the last week, but Hilary did not shirk the unfinished question.

  77. There is no one else in the world who can help me so much as you.

  78. She has been thrust into a responsible position too soon, and it is not her fault if she is a trifle overbearing, poor child.

  79. If we do happen to be quiet for a change in the evening, he peers over his book and says, `What is the matter; has something gone wrong?

  80. I don't know anyone here, and it is so dull sitting by myself in a corner.

  81. It is aggravating to know that I make mistakes from want of proper lessons, but it is glorious to feel such power over an instrument as I do when I am properly worked up!

  82. This is the first grown-up party I have been to in my life.

  83. I am truly sorry that there is so little hope.

  84. The shadow is invisible now; it wouldn't help matters for her if it were visible.

  85. His parting from the bride-to-be is pathetically described by many of the writers who were in the islands at the time.

  86. I don't know what your game is with the Cables, but you're base enough to take advantage of your son's position in that home.

  87. But, I'll see that Miss Cable is dropped by Chicago society inside of a week.

  88. No," said Graydon, averting his eyes to avoid her expression; "she is his wife.

  89. He's got a society nurse and he is visited by a society despot.

  90. Even Broadway is heaven to me," said Droom, some of the rasp gone from his voice.

  91. She seems determined, however, and she is unhappy.

  92. My husband is a railroad engineer and is ten years older than I," the narrator said in the beginning.

  93. You cannot marry that girl, for your haughty Jane Cable is a child of shame, picked up on a doorstep, cast off by the woman who conceived her!

  94. There is a committee of three down in Rigby's office now waiting for me to report.

  95. That was a long time ago, and she's as much mine as she is yours.

  96. The effect is at first somewhat disconcerting, and the plays seem a trifle discursive and rambling, but this is doubtless due to the fact that we are accustomed to the Sardou method of handling historical themes.

  97. We are too used to clear thinking to be deceived by empty phrases.

  98. Ridiculous to do it for no reason at all.

  99. We know only too well how those laws are made.

  100. One feels immediately that he is used to commanding people.

  101. They're looking for a pretext to wet their whistles!

  102. I am marching with you at the head of all mankind!

  103. Only a Nero would do that, and our king is not a Nero.

  104. I never hear it without thinking that the poet who wrote it is now languishing in prison.

  105. Saint Louis is a beautiful poem, not a tragedy after all, but a triumph, for no hero may see the fruits of his labor, and if a temporary failure seems for a moment to cloud the sky, it is only temporary.

  106. Camille, Westermann's style of waging war is not yours, I know.

  107. I saw you when you were a child--at Boudry.

  108. This is the second night that Duplay has stood in line at the coal boat.

  109. It brought the peasant and the peer together, and blended all ranks in one warm, generous flow of joy and kindness.

  110. On Christmas morning, when the sun burst forth, the storm was laid.

  111. They comported with the shadowy hall, the great oaken gallery, and the tapestried parlor, but are unfitted to the light showy saloons and gay drawing-rooms of the modern villa.

  112. For pleasure hath not ceased to wait On these expected annual rounds, Whether the rich man's sumptuous gate Call forth the unelaborate sounds, Or they are offered at the door That guards the lowliest of the poor.

  113. And what was still more splendid to behold, the goose hopped down from the dish, and waddled along the floor, with a knife and fork in its breast, to the little girl.

  114. They gradually increase in fervor and pathos during the season of Advent, until they break forth in full jubilee on the morning that brought peace and good-will to men.

  115. Society has acquired a more enlightened and elegant tone; but it has lost many of its strong local peculiarities, its home-bred feelings, its honest fireside delights.

  116. It has completely taken off the sharp touchings and spirited reliefs of these embellishments of life, and has worn down society into a more smooth and polished, but certainly a less characteristic surface.

  117. The traditionary customs of golden-hearted antiquity, its feudal hospitalities and lordly wassailings, have passed away with the baronial castles and stately manor-houses in which they were celebrated.

  118. But in the corner, leaning against the wall, sat the poor girl with red cheeks and smiling mouth, frozen to death on the last evening of the Old Year.

  119. Wanneer men zich er eenmaal in heeft geschikt, slechts drie of vier uren te slapen, en de schade over dag in te halen, is het wel uit te houden in Segovia.

  120. Nog een ander huis is in deze stad te vinden, waar in armoede en ontbering een der grootste genie├źn van zijn tijd heeft geleefd.

  121. Aan de linkerzijde van het gebouw, onder een rijkversierden gothischen boog, bevindt zich in een nis het beeld van Don Alonso, in biddende houding, dat nog schooner is dan de beeltenis zijner ouders.

  122. But the night wanes, and it is time for us to separate; I must go abroad, and see that all things are quiet and in order, after this unusual revelling.

  123. The mystery is very easily solved, as I doubt not, all which pertains to the holy father might be.

  124. Trusting to the experience of his pilot, he entered what is called Frenchman's Bay, and anchored to the eastward of Mount Desert island.

  125. And if she has culled the sweets of a milder region," said De Valette, "it is only to form a garland for one, who is worthy of the fairest flowers that blossom in the gardens of paradise.

  126. It may have been worn by scoundrels," said De Valette; "but its intrinsic value is not diminished on that account.

  127. Good nursing is the first word of Froebel's gospel of child-culture.

  128. When the child has gone beyond the age in which he is satisfied with making transient forms and gathering the materials back into boxes, and desires to make something that will last, a legitimate sense of property arises.

  129. I read afterwards the parable of Jotham, which he liked to hear very much.

  130. This may be illustrated by flowers, as may various combinations of colors.

  131. There is no absolute isolation or independency possible for a spiritual being.

  132. But we mean only that they cannot be (absolutely?

  133. In the Old Testament we see that it is the name of the Lord which is set forth as the only means of escaping that idolatry which is destructive of progressive spiritual religion.

  134. Therefore, even in the nursery we play antagonizing processes.

  135. When he went to Harvard College, he came to see me, and the interview was very interesting.

  136. But the mind can only become active by the electric touch of a sympathetic mind which is already in motion.

  137. When Miss Youmans' First Lessons in Botany (a book made to teach botany in nature on Prof.

  138. Love, and other sentiments of the soul, good and bad, are named, as well as sensible objects.

  139. As I glanced down at the ring, Chundermeyer stretched out his hand and detached it from my finger.

  140. In the growing light I could see the face of Said Mohammed.

  141. May Allah, the Great, the Compassionate, be with thee, and may thou marry a prince of Persia.

  142. Just remain here," I said soothingly, "with Mr. Chundermeyer.

  143. At the time, as he approached in the moonlight with a shambling, stooping gait, I felt that I had never seen his like before.

  144. Colt repeater (which I grasped in that protective upraised hand) fully into the grinning mouth of the negro gate-keeper!

  145. I might have you cast into a dungeon beneath this palace," she hissed at me, bending lithely forward and extending a jeweled forefinger.

  146. The native guardians of the diamond were rather flattered than otherwise, and a select little party of the "best" people on board met in the chief officer's cabin to view Lure of Souls.

  147. I almost held my breath, drawing back into the sheltering shadow, for I had not hitherto suspected myself of being a sorcerer.

  148. I could detect the lines of an exquisitely chiseled nose, and the long dark eyes of the apparition were entirely unforgettable.

  149. For out of the snow there emerged Haskell, and the men who had been left with him at the ship.

  150. Two hours later, he had an opportunity to put his plan into practice.

  151. An hour after we get to this place, though, it starts coming down.

  152. Was it his imagination, or did McCracken seem pleased?

  153. Their spirits were all low, even McCracken's.

  154. I think the explosion caught it in the shoulder.

  155. It moved forward not by waddling, but with a smooth rollercoaster gait that was the result of its moving its four legs forward one after the other.

  156. You can't see the top from here on account of the snow.

  157. Its two eyes were slanted, which gave it an appearance of slyness.


  158. The above list will hopefully give you a few useful examples demonstrating the appropriate usage of "is" 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:
    island called; island group; island home; isosceles triangle; issue between; issue forth; issue notes; issued forth; issuing from; isthmian canal