Sentence Examples


  • We don't fault, at the first order, Native Americans or Norman Borlaug for cross-breeding better corn or wheat.
  • In the second order, we are a bit uncomfortable with the whole "zapping and hoping" thing, but it is hard to describe why, because all of it could happen in nature; we are just speeding things up a bit.
  • We had hurried through the dish-washing after luncheon, in order that we might have as long an afternoon as possible for the story.
  • I think she will laugh when I tell her she is a vertebrate, a mammal, a quadruped; and I shall be very sorry to tell her that she belongs to the order Carnivora.
  • Once, in the winter, many years ago, when I had been cutting holes through the ice in order to catch pickerel, as I stepped ashore I tossed my axe back on to the ice, but, as if some evil genius had directed it, it slid four or five rods directly into one of the holes, where the water was twenty-five feet deep.
 

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