Sentence Examples


  • The highest point is a knoll, some 450 ft.
  • This attitude was welcome to neither faction, and for some days the position of the new arrivals on the little knoll of Kampala was very precarious.
  • Two officers were standing on the knoll, directing the men.
  • But not only was it impossible to make out what was happening from where he was standing down below, or from the knoll above on which some of his generals had taken their stand, but even from the fleches themselves--in which by this time there were now Russian and now French soldiers, alternately or together, dead, wounded, alive, frightened, or maddened-- even at those fleches themselves it was impossible to make out what was taking place.
  • The heavy guns that had been brought from the fortress were placed in position on this hill, and opened fire (7 A.M.) on the knoll, 1400 yds.