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Lexicographically close words:
itinerating; itinere; itll; ito; itre; itself; itselfe; itt; ittle; itty
  1. They were in evening dress; and between them was a chess table, its men in disorder: almost touching this was another small table bearing a tray of Apollinaris water and spirits.

  2. By the screen which concealed the door and sheltered him from its draughts was standing Joan, a-tiptoe, poised as in expectation, something between flight and amusement in her face, her attitude full of unconscious grace.

  3. I could not register it at that hour, and rather than wait until next morning, I omitted the precaution; merely requesting Mr. Ritherdon to acknowledge its receipt.

  4. And wet and cold went for nothing five minutes later, when the fish lay upon the bank, its prismatic sides slowly turning pale and dull, and I knelt over it half in pity and half in triumph, but wholly forgetful of the wind and rain.

  5. There were rugs on the floor and a number of chairs with painted crests on the backs, and in a corner was an old sedan chair, its poles upright against the wall.

  6. That young gentleman's color, though he faced me hardily, shifted more than once, and he seemed to be swallowing a succession of oversized fives balls; but his eyes met mine in a vicious kind of smile that was not without its gleam of triumph.

  7. There was an almost desperate deliberation about its manner.

  8. A hansom cab on its way to the East India Club rattled through the square, and under cover of the noise I stole out from behind the screen, and stood in the middle of the room, looking down at the unconscious worker.

  9. Youth is in its hey day; Hail we this gay day; Park clouds away day.

  10. Seating herself at the table, she took her pen from its rack.

  11. The club takes care of most of them with its constitution and by-laws.

  12. It now lacked only a little time until Overton College would lose one of its staunchest friends.

  13. Her face had partially regained its former light and sparkle.

  14. She was occupying a low stool between them, her favorite seat at home when the day was done, and the devoted little family gathered in the living room to talk over its events.

  15. When one stops to think of the ships and people it gobbles up every year one feels like cutting its acquaintance.

  16. In fact the high standard of excellence which the Service Bureau aimed for, and obtained, caused its popularity to increase rapidly.

  17. He turned to Grace with a reassuring smile that told its own story.

  18. I'm going to teach it and its uses in my classes this fall.

  19. Her face had regained its usual brightness.

  20. A tablecloth was laid on the grass, and the luncheon was spread forth in all its glory.

  21. To her it was a house of tender memories, and she never entered its hospitable doors without half expecting to see the dear, familiar faces of the girls long gone from there to the busy paths of the outside world.

  22. The military power of Rebel Slavery was broken like a Prince-Rupert’s drop, and everywhere within its confines the barbarous government tumbled in crash and ruin.

  23. I have kept back nothing favorable to the treaty that could be adequately stated in the brief space I have allowed myself, nor have I exaggerated its unequal operation.

  24. The Unity of the Republic was menaced: he was from that vast controlling Northwest which would never renounce its communications with the sea, whether by the Mississippi or by eastern avenues.

  25. Mr. Saulsbury and Mr. McDougall objecting, its consideration was postponed.

  26. There is much to be done to complete the National Capitol in all its parts.

  27. I thought it my duty, on hearing the certificate read as I entered the Chamber, to move its reference to the Committee on the Judiciary.

  28. In 1762 France declared war against Portugal, and in its declaration made the failure to obtain restoration of these ships one of the causes of war.

  29. The House of Representatives led the way in fixing its quorum according to actual representation, or, in other words, at “a majority of the members chosen.

  30. But the resolution of the Senator is before us; we are familiar with its nature.

  31. But it is plain that the respondents could not undertake to supply an article at less than its market price.

  32. Twice I have had the stock removed to avoid seizure, but on each occasion the heart of the prosecutors has failed them, and the little book has carried its message of mercy unspeeded by the advertisement of prosecution.

  33. Lord Derby's translation of the Iliad also charmed me with its stateliness and melody, and Dante was another favorite study.

  34. Under other circumstances, the pamphlet might well have been withdrawn from circulation, since its physiology its obsolete, and consequently its practical deductions to some extent unsound.

  35. Around me was the atmosphere of conflict, and, freed from its long repression, my mind leapt up to share in the strife with a joy in the intellectual tumult, the intellectual strain.

  36. That house, with its little strip of garden at the back, will always remain dear and sacred to me.

  37. Mr. Haines and Mr. Ramsey, detecting its maliciousness, voted against it.

  38. Published as a pamphlet, the lecture has reached its seventh thousand.

  39. If the pamphlet now prosecuted had been brought to me for publication, I should probably have declined to publish it, not because of the subject-matter, but because I do not like its style.

  40. The Knowlton pamphlet had been surrendered; was that surrender to stand as the last word of the Freethought party on a book which had been sold by the most prominent men in its ranks for forty years?

  41. The exploration of the island was finished, its shape determined, its features made out, its extent calculated, the water and mountain systems ascertained.

  42. Then, six hours, twelve minutes after its rising, the sun on this day would exactly pass the meridian and the point of the sky which it occupied at this moment would be the north.

  43. It was evidently necessary to make trial of this substance, although not so valuable as Peruvian bark, and to employ it in its natural state, since they had no means for extracting its essence.

  44. They viewed it in its tout-ensemble, nothing remained concealed but the ground hidden by verdure, the hollows of the valleys, and the interior of the volcanic chasms.

  45. The boat, altering its course, came up alongside the right wall.

  46. As to the interior of the island, its general aspect was this, very woody throughout the southern part from the mountain to the shore, and arid and sandy in the northern part.

  47. Though the colonists had suffered from cold during their first winter, the bad season might now come without their having any reason to dread its severity.

  48. Cyrus Harding, during the descent, had roughly calculated its obliqueness, and consequently the length of the passage, and was therefore led to believe that the outer wall could not be very thick.

  49. Will it not be better to wait until we have explored it to its mouth?

  50. The shadow of '99 was still over him, but the year and a new ambition had lessened its blackness.

  51. His long square chin, rarely clean-shaven, protruded far beyond its natural orbit; indeed, the attitude of the chin gave one an insight to the greedy character of the man.

  52. Then, scanning the party making its passage to the alcove, he perceived three or four men whom he knew, and presently, to his surprise and consternation-his son.

  53. James Bansemer could not batter me down, as he surely will, if I--" He crossed to an old chest and unlocked its lid with feverish haste.

  54. Her ears were alert for sounds from above--alert with a strange fear which choked her with its persistence.

  55. Cable was thin and his face had lost its virility, but not its power.

  56. When erect, his body swayed as if it were a stubborn reed determined to maintain its dignity in the face of the wind; he did not walk, he glided.

  57. He was at the dock long before the steamer came to a stop after its eight days of ceaseless throbbing.

  58. Cable did not hear the man, for, as he opened his lips to cry out his own guilt, a thought formed in his brain that almost staggered him with its cunning savagery.

  59. With his beautiful daughter he was living in lower New York--barely subsisting, I may say, on the meagre income that found its way to him through the upstairs lodgers in the old home.

  60. He met the girl's tense, inquiring look from time to time, but he could not have felt its meaning.

  61. Despite their proof, he baffled them, and virtue was not its own reward--at least in this instance.

  62. His keen eyes noted that her hand shook as she put the poker back into its place.

  63. According to this invention 1,2-butylene oxide may be used in either its natural 5 liquid state or gelled with a hereinafter named gelling agent.

  64. Thus, its significantly lower toxicity can be taken advantage of with very little loss in explosive efficiency.

  65. It just flew up on her pillow; and there it sat with its head tucked under its wing.

  66. Illustration] FOUR little birds came out to greet The first pond-lily, so fair and sweet, The first that opened its petals white To the wooing breeze and the golden light.

  67. It soon became evident to Gudule that her husband's affairs were in a very bad way, for her house-keeping allowance no longer came to her with its wonted regularity.

  68. The bird had obtained its freedom, and was, no doubt, by this time asleep, nestling amid the breeze-swept foliage of some wooded glen.

  69. With a smile, he immediately let my shadow glide down to the ground; and I beheld it take its place by that of my horse, and gayly trot along with me.

  70. When a mother dies, her soul straightway soars heavenward, and there it takes its place amid the others.

  71. With the resistless impetuosity of a torrent released from its prison of ice and snow, the old invincible disease had again overwhelmed its victim.

  72. She shrank from alluding before her husband to the passion which day by day, nay, hour by hour, tightened its hold upon him.

  73. You can set it free, or, if you like, you can wring its neck.

  74. Never did gentler hands cool a fever-heated brow, never did sweeter voice mingle its melody with the gruesome dreams of delirium.

  75. Bendel was my friend and confidant; he had by this time become accustomed to look upon my wealth as inexhaustible, without seeking to inquire into its source.

  76. I did not wish to return among my fellow-creatures--I shunned them as the hunted deer flies before its pursuers.

  77. It was not that she felt one moment's doubt as to its sincerity, but she knew dot so far as it affected the future, it was a mere cry and nothing more.

  78. There was but one thing that constantly threw its dark shadow across these two budding lives,--it was the dark figure in a distant prison.

  79. But when, after four weeks of gruesome fever and delirium, his mind had somewhat regained its equilibrium, his hair had turned white as snow, and his children beheld an old, decrepit man.

  80. The gigantic urus (Bos primigenius), which flourished in the forests of the interior during this prehistoric human period, and gave its name to the canton of Uri, has become extinct.

  81. In this case rain washes away the sides of the valleys faster than the river can carve its bed, consequently the valleys are shallow compared to their width.

  82. Every one of the numerous little gullies that furrow the mountain-sides has at its lower end a similar little heap of stones.

  83. The valley is still a wild scene of desolation, owing to the enormous masses of stones of every shape and size with which its bed is filled.

  84. Professor Bonney remarks,-- "Not the least interesting peculiarity of an Alpine sunset is the frequency with which its most beautiful effects are revealed quite unexpectedly.

  85. The love of flowers seems natural to almost every human being, however forlorn his life may have been, however far it may have missed its appointed mark.

  86. They will not be gathered, like the flowers, for chaplet or love token; but of these the wild bird will make its nest and the wearied child his pillow.

  87. They are lost to sight, and moreover have no power of attracting each other or of acting in concert; each one then takes its own course, whereas in the drop of water they were in some wonderful way bound together by mutual attraction.

  88. Here is a description by Professor Tyndall of a sunset witnessed in the neighbourhood of the Weisshorn:-- "As the day approached its end, the scene assumed the most sublime aspect.

  89. As he was riding back to his hotel, Hubbard let his tired old body indulge the aches and pains that were its rightful heritage.

  90. It was always like this when you dreamed too long about something, he told himself; no result ever equaled its expectation.

  91. And the ship had brought back its life--a virus against which terrestrial medicine was powerless.

  92. The Shortmire engines carried humanity to the stars, but it was the Dyall machines that cooked humanity's dinners and kept its houses clean.

  93. The fog thickened about him and disappeared, leaving its characteristic odor behind.

  94. But the news died down, as other news took its place.

  95. He read and he learned a great deal, and if he could not derive pleasure from this, at least there was a deep intellectual appreciation that almost took its place.

  96. Terrestrial scholars said the ruling class was a variant of the Morethan race, inbred to preserve its identity, probably closer to the original world-shaking Morethans than their debased followers.

  97. She looked rather like a condemned criminal, or at least a guilty creature, than what she really was,--a being over whose mind the cloud of guilt had never cast its shadow.

  98. An evil spirit it certainly could not be, for all its admonitions pointed to good.

  99. If it stand out, a' the powers o' hell winna shake the fortress, nor sap a stane o' its foundation.

  100. She also told, that after poor Rob was lost, Tam tried several times to get at his dog to fell it with a stick; but the creature was terrified for him, and made its escape.

  101. But there I was in this guise, and with this heart and all its feelings within me, where I saw scenes, heard words, and spoke others, which I will here relate to you.

  102. Welch's tongue for a long time refused its office, and he stood like a statue, gazing on the altered and awful scene.

  103. No Mary Burnet made her appearance, even although the King's Elwand had now measured its own equivocal length five or six times up the lift.

  104. His daughter perceived the struggle, and contented herself with watching its effects.

  105. All the attractions in the world cannot worm shillings out of a public which is so prudent and canny that it has self-guarded itself by leaving its cash at home!

  106. The lesson is that death is not the last and worst enemy which we are so apt to think it when our dear ones are in its grasp.

  107. It is healthy, moreover, and in its pursuit its followers can be of immense service to their overtaxed sisters.

  108. But the car rolled on quicker and quicker, its occupants too much taken up with themselves to have time to waste on dull other people.

  109. I had darted behind its shelter in that first moment of shock and dismay.

  110. The chair swayed, jerked, slackened its speed; two strong hands stretched out and checked it still further; a second pair of hands gripped hold, and brought it to a stand.

  111. In its blaze she saw revealed the true value of things, and the sloping path on which her feet were set.

  112. It was this real country air which gave Pastimes its chief charm.

  113. Through all her protestation of welcome, through all her effort at warmth, the plain, unflattering truth forced its way out.

  114. Oh dear, oh dear, the narcotic of the new life is already losing its power; the grim spectre of the past is casting its shadow between us!

  115. I determined to write her a letter that very night, and in absent-minded fashion began to compose its sentences as I poured out second cups of tea.

  116. Pay homage to womanhood; adorn it, place sacrifices upon its altars, rejoice in unceasing service to it, exalt it by every worthy endeavor!

  117. Surely we should show its brightest ornaments, and the durability of its fabric, to our friends and acquaintances.

  118. Even the nature of a talk will have its source in character, and to character it will return.

  119. When we make an object with our hands, we frequently notice that the most care is needed as we near its completion.

  120. We need not accept such a legacy, though of course we must fight very hard to resist its allurements.

  121. The atmosphere, from its lack of sunlight, only sets off the more visibly beautiful forms of trees and branches.

  122. Now make the earth renew its vigor; now make health and courage come again in the world; now restore the reign of cheer; now break the bonds of vice; now bring back an earthly Paradise!

  123. Observe the humblest flower that grows, and first you may notice only its color, or form, or fragrance.

  124. Why do they not study English literature, paying heed to its history, its rhetoric, but more especially to the works of its greatest authors?

  125. It was not till the eighth century that the men came who thought through what the moral idea of God involves, and had the courage to proclaim its consequences, fatal though they might be to both state and church.

  126. Omri was the founder of the greatest dynasty of the northern kingdom, and was one of its greatest kings.

  127. The article "Historical Literature" in the same Encyclopaedia gives a comprehensive survey of the Hebrew historiography from its beginnings down to the time of Josephus.

  128. The root of Israel's apostasy was the belief that the gods of the soil of Canaan, the baals, gave the corn and the wine and the oil which in reality its own God, Jehovah, bestowed.

  129. That Ecclesiastes belongs to the latest stratum of Hebrew Biblical literature is evident from both its matter and its style; but there is nothing in it by which its age can be exactly fixed.

  130. The two prophecies are connected by a prediction of the deliverance of captive Israel, which will be restored to its own land and rule over its oppressors (xiv.

  131. Outraged love may smite harder than offended righteousness, but its blows are remedial, not retributive or expiatory; its aim not to satisfy justice, but to recover the erring.

  132. Apart from its religious value and authority for the synagogue and the church, the Old Testament contains the remains of a national literature which richly rewards study for its own sake.

  133. The author traces the growth of naval power from early times, and discusses its principles and effects upon the history of the Western world.

  134. It derives its source from the same mountain with the river Kamtschatka, and, by taking a direct contrary course, affords the Kamtschadales the means of transporting their goods by water in small canoes, almost across the whole peninsula.

  135. But since that period, almost every Kamtschadale is provided with a rifle-barrel gun; and, though far from being dexterous in the use of it, its superiority over the former instruments he is ready to acknowledge.

  136. However, its nearer approach convinced me, beyond all doubt, of its being a canoe; but that it could not put in any where hereabouts, but intended for some other part of the coast.

  137. Kamtschadales remaining on whom its benefits can operate; and the opinion he has also given, that before many years have elapsed, these few will perhaps have entirely disappeared.

  138. The above list will hopefully give you a few useful examples demonstrating the appropriate usage of "its" 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:
    its banks; its centre; its contents; its development; its distance from the; its existence; its form; its head; its history; its kind; its life; its mouth; its object; its original; its own; its place; its position; its proper; its side; its turn; its use; its walls; itself alone; itself considered; itself sufficient; itself the