Sentence Examples


  • This continued until the old traditions were well-nigh exhausted, but since i88o there has been a distinct revival.
  • Otkar continues to answer " Not yet," adding at last " When thou shalt see the fields bristling with an iron harvest, and the Po and the Ticino swollen with sea-floods, inundating the walls of the city with iron billows, then shall Karl be nigh at hand."
  • I, 3); " The completion of our days drew nigh (Iry nir60 Or :np; cf.
  • In old days New Mexico was the home of a breed of hairless cats, said to have been kept by the ancient Aztecs, but now well-nigh if not completely extinct.
  • The last few years of his life, however, were disturbed by the rebellion of his eldest son, which well-nigh proved fatal.