Top 1000 Words
Top 5000 Words

Example sentences for "the"

Lexicographically close words:
thawt; thawy; thay; thaym; thchen; theah; theame; thear; theare; theas
  1. He had the volume in his own room, being somewhat doubtful as to whether it might be of the sort included in the good-boy role.

  2. When the two reached the up-town residence of Viola Longstreet, Viola gave a little scream at the sight of the case.

  3. Myrtle asked me this morning if I wasn't going to plow the south field.

  4. Strikes me you are just spoiling the whole lot, father thrown in, Annie.

  5. He regarded everything and everybody with a smile as of humorous appreciation, and yet the appreciation was so goodnatured that it offended nobody.

  6. The children were all shrieking in dissonance, so it was quite impossible to tell what the burden of their tale of woe was; but obviously something of a tragic nature had happened.

  7. They had spread a rug over the damp grass and brought out chairs.

  8. Everything was still except the girls' tongues, an occasional burst of laughter, and the crackling shrill of locusts.

  9. Edward, don't you think we are justified in having Thomas take all these things out in the back yard and making a bonfire of the whole lot?

  10. The two old ladies had entered the room in order to lay the white dress on a chair and take away Amelia's gingham, and there was no Amelia.

  11. Then she saw Tom Reed's figure emerge from under the shadow of the door, pass down the path between the sweet-flowering shrubs, seeming to stir up the odor of the pinks as he did so.

  12. Stebbins hesitated for a second; a suspicious look came into the farmer's misty blue eyes.

  13. In the beginning, why did I have to come into the world without any choice?

  14. Moreover, he was a Hayward, and the Haywards had been, from the memory of the oldest inhabitant, the great people of the village.

  15. The oaks remained, great shaggy masses of dark gold and burning russet; later they took on soft hues, making clearer the blue firmament between the boughs.

  16. The greater number of his experiments were made on the barks of the oak, the Leicester willow, the Spanish chestnut, the elm, and the common willow.

  17. What, then, might not have been expected from his genius, when applied to a department upon which the light of science had scarcely dawned?

  18. On the following day, he dined with Sir Harry Englefield.

  19. The gaseous matter developed, during the experiment, at the positive pole of the apparatus, he very shortly identified as oxygen.

  20. In the following letter, Davy gives an account of his repeating the experiment of MM.

  21. In the past year, Mazda had become Richard's home; only Earth could surprise him.

  22. Her mouth had been set for a sip of his home brew, her eyes had pictured the delight he'd take in and give to her little boy.

  23. The three of them had topped the rise that hid Cappy's farm from their own.

  24. Like a startled animal, she thrust the book into his hands, picked him up and ran.

  25. So the tree was a treacherous medicine-man, was it?

  26. Just something the matter with her throat, preventing a quick answer, leaving no way to keep Richard from turning to look out the window.

  27. She told it while Richard ate: how the intrepid Spaceman gallantly used his ray gun against the villainous Martians to aid the green-haired Princess.

  28. Gnarled blue trunks, half-hidden by yellow leaf-needles stretching twenty feet into the sky.

  29. She'd been annoyed when Cappy failed to show up with the present he'd promised Richard.

  30. Wisps of smoke were licking around the trees.

  31. Had Ted been home, the scene might almost have been blissful.

  32. Richard's head, moving slowly but inexorably on a root system that writhed along the surface.

  33. But the others don't, yet they droop, too.

  34. It is rich the king was, the head of his people.

  35. This discovery, this disclosure of the folk learning, the folk poetry, the ancient tradition, was the small beginning of a weighty change.

  36. His two grey eyes were like the dew of the morning that lies on the grass.

  37. There is nothing to liken its mists to, the sea washes the wave against the land; brightness falls from its hair.

  38. The wave of the great sea is speaking; the winter is striking us with it; I do not look to welcome to-day Fermuid son of Mugh.

  39. Douglas Hyde, An Craoibhin, had founded the Gaelic League, and through it country people were gathered together in the Irish speaking places to give the songs and poems, old and new, kept in their memory.

  40. I got over the lickin' in course of time, but I've ben enjoyin' that cirkis fer forty year.

  41. He wakened somewhat earlier than usual to find that the thermometer had gone up, and the barometer down.

  42. They used to own quarter o' the county, an' they lived in the big house up on the hill where Doc Hays lives now.

  43. John took advantage of the break to head off what he had reason to fear might turn into a lengthy digression from the matter in hand by saying, "I beg pardon, but how does it happen that Mrs. Cullom is in such circumstances?

  44. Illustration: DAVID HARUM, Act III] The widow started forward, as if to rise from her seat.

  45. Upon my word I was fearful after this (said the Genoese courier) of our coming to the old palazzo, lest some such ill-starred picture should happen to be there.

  46. The mountain in the sunset had stopped the five couriers in a conversation.

  47. For its being a little gloomy, he had hired it principally for the gardens, and he and my mistress would pass the summer weather in their shade.

  48. The wine upon the mountain top soaked in as we looked; the mountain became white; the sky, a very dark blue; the wind rose; and the air turned piercing cold.

  49. I asked la bella Carolina, the pretty little one, Was mistress unwell?

  50. If you turned a picture - to come back to the pictures - there it still was, clinging to the wall behind the frame, like a sort of bat.

  51. He was a merchant who traded with my country and knew the language, but who had never been there since he was a boy - as I judge, some sixty years before.

  52. Mistress secretly had great fear of meeting with the likeness of that face - we all had; but there was no such thing.

  53. When I had let the evening light into a room, master, mistress, and la bella Carolina, entered.

  54. I helped him to dress, partly there and partly in the chaise; and no grass grew under the horses' iron shoes between Poland Street and the Forest.

  55. During the first half of the feast the artists exercised some restraint, and the sculptor was able to converse with the singer.

  56. Sarrasine was striding up and down the studio.

  57. He passed the whole day forming plans, each more extravagant than the last.

  58. There was a sudden overflow of bewitching vivacity, of cordial unconstraint, of Italian good nature, of which no words can convey an idea to those who know only the evening parties of Paris, the routs of London, or the clubs of Vienna.

  59. Hush," she retorted, with the imposing, yet mocking, air which all women are so well able to assume when they are determined to put themselves in the right.

  60. Now that we are alone,' cried the artist, 'and that you no longer have reason to fear the effervescence of my passion, tell me that you love me.

  61. He thought that he had destroyed that monument of his madness, and thereupon he drew his sword again, and raised it to kill the singer.

  62. According to this modern alchemist, the Sicilian had escaped death, and amused himself making gold for his grandchildren.

  63. Some young men, who were accustomed to decide the future of Europe every morning in a few fashionable phrases, chose to see in the stranger some great criminal, the possessor of enormous wealth.

  64. He stood for a moment motionless and sombre, watching the festivities, a murmur of which had perhaps reached his ears.

  65. Then, when Sarrasine's genius stood revealed in one of those works wherein future talent contends with the effervescence of youth, the generous Bouchardon tried to restore him to the old attorney's good graces.

  66. She added to the last syllable a wonderfully executed trill, in a very low tone, as if to depict the overflowing affection of her heart by a poetic expression.

  67. If he were the weaker, he would use his teeth.

  68. And to Ikey, "Let Nature repair the bruise.

  69. Say, a woman wants to talk with Mrs. Milo," reminded the boy who was hanging out of the window.

  70. I've just brought the festoons for the wedding-bower.

  71. The very day he proposed to me he told me about the big silver mine down there that wants a young engineer.

  72. For the "study" was a place sacred to the privacy of each succeeding clergyman.

  73. The door at the end of the passage swung open; and into sight, amid loud boo-hoos, pressed a squirming trio.

  74. As the hall door shut after him, the library door swung wide, and Dora came bouncing in, waving an arm joyously.

  75. There was something in the tone of his reply that brought the blood to her cheeks.

  76. Oh, we've cared for each other from the first!

  77. You bet,"--and Miss St. Clair relieved him of the letter he proffered.

  78. Which," she inquired, "is the one that is borrowed from his aunt?

  79. Ikey ran to receive it, and as if to silence the mourning with which the Close resounded, hastened to thrust the package into the lap of the unhappy lady on the bench.

  80. A quick smile--toward the door leading to the Church.

  81. I think the devil will not have me damned, lest the oil that’s in me should set hell on fire; he would never else cross me thus.

  82. I see how thine eye would emulate the diamond: thou hast the right arched beauty of the brow that becomes the ship-tire, the tire-valiant, or any tire of Venetian admittance.

  83. By the Lord, thou art a traitor to say so: thou wouldst make an absolute courtier; and the firm fixture of thy foot would give an excellent motion to thy gait in a semi-circled farthingale.

  84. Sir John Falstaffe, | as also, The swaggering Vaine of Ancient | Pistoll, and Corporall Nym.

  85. What an unweighed behaviour hath this Flemish drunkard picked--with the devil’s name!

  86. Yes, by all means; if it be but to scrape the figures out of your husband’s brains.

  87. In the Quire G one line, which we have included in brackets, has been cut away by the binder.

  88. Alas poore soule it grieues me at the hart, But this will be a meanes to make him cease His iealous fits, if Falstaffes love increase.

  89. And in fact, the settlers were compelled to begin "at the very beginning.

  90. Gideon Spilett with his glass eagerly scanned the shore, though without perceiving anything.

  91. Herbert recognized in this animal the capybara, that is to say, one of the largest members of the rodent order.

  92. Ayrton departed at dawn on the 9th, taking the cart drawn by one onager, and two hours after, the electric wire announced that he had found all in order at the corral.

  93. In a few hours the wind had changed from a hurricane to a fresh breeze, that is to say, the rate of the transit of the atmospheric layers was diminished by half.

  94. Moreover, as Cyrus Harding was working on the 16th of April, the day on which the true and the average time are identical, the hour given by Gideon Spilett would be the true hour then at Washington, which would simplify the calculation.

  95. At some feet beneath the surface the waters of the ocean are as calm as those of a lake.

  96. The torches were lighted with flint and steel, and Cyrus Harding leading, the settlers ventured into the dark passage, which the overplus of the lake had formerly filled.

  97. This was plain to all, and, by Cyrus Harding's orders, they reached the spot indicated by him, while the colpeos rushed fiercely through the gloom.

  98. Thus Jonathan Forster accordingly conceived the idea of rising in a balloon, so as to pass over the besieging lines, and in that way reach the Secessionist camp.

  99. He did not regard so lightly as Pencroft the results of an eruption.

  100. He begged to try them, and he made such wonderful pictures, pictures so much better than any one else in school could make, that the owner gave the whole outfit to him.

  101. When he was seven, it was part of his work to drive the span of horses in a heavy team that carried the cord-wood from the wood-lot to the house and shop.

  102. As the war was waging, the people had hard work to get luxuries or money to buy them with, so Robert quite envied the boy such a prize.

  103. Indeed, he liked the water so well, that he fancied he might lead the life of a sailor, carrying tobacco from the Potomac River to England.

  104. For a few years this son of the Scotch gardener went to parish school, but his mind was filled with the wild stories of adventure, and he longed to see the world.

  105. For probably all the tracts ever written by Joseph Dix never did as much good as a single day's work of his daughter, among the wounded soldiers.

  106. There were not thirty people in New York city who believed the steamer would go a mile in an hour.

  107. Finally the other general did surrender, and when the story of the two letters and the victory for Grant was told, the initials of his name were twisted into another phrase; he was called Unconditional Surrender Grant.

  108. He was trying experiments with it, but he wouldn't tell the other boys what they were.

  109. Some one must go and talk to these Frenchmen," said Dinwiddie, the English governor at Virginia, "whom shall we send?

  110. She visited the places in each State where prisoners, the poor, and the crazy were shut up.

  111. First the big Jim Crow would sing a verse and dance, and then the tiny Jim would do the same.

  112. Robert bragged a good deal to his playmates about Grace Darling, because she had carried his father all through the Mexican War and had the scars of seven bullets on her sides.

  113. Masson, especially by innuendoes against Napoleon; and he adds, "if one traces back to their source the worst calumnies against the morals of the Emperor, it is Josephine that one encounters there.

  114. Poor Josephine is light-headed with joy all the evening after.

  115. Duroc," said the Emperor, "there is another life.

  116. Desaix defeats Mourad Bey at the Isle of Philae (near Assouan)--furthest limit of the Roman Empire.

  117. Allies declare at Frankfort that they are at war with the Emperor and not with France.

  118. The Allies hesitate and are about to follow him, as per the rules of war.

  119. I am very glad that the Empress likes Navarre.

  120. Malmaison had become the "veritable Jardin des Plantes" of the epoch,[52] far better than its Paris namesake in those days.

  121. Nevertheless the talents, the virtues of my Eugene are no illusion.

  122. My soul hovered between eternity, the ocean, and the night.

  123. The Directory is anxious that he shall chastise the English at Leghorn, as the fate of Corsica is somewhat dependent on it, whose loss "will make London tremble.

  124. I have ordered that the marriage of Tascher with the Princess de la Leyen shall take place.

  125. The sergeant looked down at his chest, and seeing that the strap of his cartridge-pouch hid his decoration, he raised it so as to show the cross.

  126. I have as yet received no news from you, but I think you must already have begun to take the waters.

  127. Her death, of which the news took me by surprise at Elba, was one of the most acute griefs of that fatal year, 1814.

  128. As bearing on this comparison I soon found that a baldly literal translation of the Code gave a most Biblical turn to its phraseology which the easy, lucid, but peraphrastic renderings given by others perpetually disguised.

  129. From secular sources, such as the Tell-el-Amarna tablets, we know that some time before the conquest there was an advanced state of civilization in Canaan.

  130. If the woman died also, the assailants daughter was put to death when the dead woman was of patrician family, otherwise a fine was set down.

  131. Now all this is completely like the Code of Hammurabi, which already provided for the abuses as well (Sec.

  132. As a responsible man and the head of his family, the debtor, at least among the Semites, had power over the labour of the other members of his family.

  133. La date des tablettes cappadociennes as contemporary with the Dynasty of Ur in Babylonia, thus proving cuneiform to have been widely used in that region to write a Semitic language long before the time of Hammurabi.

  134. The debtor cannot complain if the creditor sells the slave given him as hostage.

  135. A large number of slaves were freed by adoption into the ranks of the amelu.

  136. On the other hand, a very frequent view is that a change in habits on entrance into Canaan had brought new conditions and so had given rise to new sociological problems.

  137. This may, however, be the date at which our existing monument was erected rather than that at which the Code was first promulgated.

  138. The type of a theocratic code is the Laws of Manu, a much more primitive type than the Laws of Moses.

  139. That is exactly the view taken by Hammurabi, only explicit provision is made for suits which cannot be so adjusted by judges.

  140. The mutual abolition of discriminating duties and charges upon the navigation and commercial intercourse between the parties is the general maxim which characterizes them all.

  141. In a period of profound peace the conduct of the mere military establishment forms but a very inconsiderable portion of the duties devolving upon the administration of the Department of War.

  142. In testimony whereof I have hereunto signed my name and caused the seal of the United States to be affixed to these presents.

  143. In sleepless nights kindle the eternal light of Christ in your souls and try to love your enemies.

  144. If I were not firmly convinced that even this war will help to establish the Kingdom of God I could hardly endure it.

  145. As regards the sleeping rooms, wash rooms and latrines, and their equipment, the general German housing regulations are being fully complied with.

  146. Lord Beresford and other noble lords had been rather prone to ignore the fact that Germany was a blockaded country.

  147. I left him and went into the street to try to find some distraction from his hatred.

  148. It bears out the idea that it was British action which brought about the general internment order in Germany.

  149. The men looked healthy, and they all stated that the general health of the camp was excellent.

  150. No one who has once seen can ever forget the sight of the crowds of hungry women and school children standing outside the gates of Ruhleben, literally besieging the interned as they passed out.

  151. On the next day came the Uhlans, by no means so terrible as they had been painted.

  152. Only the prohibition of supply of war material by the Governments of neutral States exists, while private industry is free to act as it likes.

  153. Later they asked us to send one man out to the middle, between the trenches, with a cake, and they would give us a bottle of wine.

  154. There has been no change in the sleeping accommodation since the last visit, except that, owing to the smaller number of men, there is now more room than before.

  155. They all said that they had plenty of warm clothing, including overcoats, and one even had an overcoat which had been given him by the German authorities in addition to one which he had received from home.

  156. From the knife he pointed to the medical officers sitting placidly in the train, as much as to say.

  157. The effect, therefore, of the law as to those appointments would be to legislate into office men who had been already legislated out of office, taking from the President all agency in their appointment.

  158. Pressures on certain interests, it is admitted, have been felt; but allowing to these their greatest extent, they detract but little from the force of the remarks already made.

  159. Under the influence of the most unfavorable circumstances the revenue for the next and subsequent years to the year 1825 will exceed the demands at present authorized by law.

  160. The safety of such works and of the cities which they are intended to defend, and even of whole communities, may sometimes depend on it.

  161. The above list will hopefully give you a few useful examples demonstrating the appropriate usage of "the" 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:
    the cry; the dust; the eyes; the fat; the morrow; the trees; the world; thee what; then added; then allowed; then being; then both; then drain; then enter; then gave; then give; then home; then laid; then looking; then paused; then quickly; then remove from the; there any; there would; these great; these works