Sentence Examples


  • When a new-hatched savage running wild about his native woodlands in a grass clout, followed by the nibbling goats, as if he were a green sapling; even then, in Queequeg's ambitious soul, lurked a strong desire to see something more of Christendom than a specimen whaler or two.
  • Stand up amid the general hurricane, thy one tost sapling cannot, Starbuck!
  • There was a stove, a bed, and a place to sit, an infant in the house where it was born, a silk parasol, gilt-framed looking-glass, and a patent new coffee-mill nailed to an oak sapling, all told.
  • If you peel the bark off a tree, you do n't renew its youth as a sapling; it just dies.
  • If you peel the bark off a tree, you do n't renew its youth as a sapling; it just dies.

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