Sentence Examples with the word Feet

Formerly, when how to get my living honestly, with freedom left for my proper pursuits, was a question which vexed me even more than it does now, for unfortunately I am become somewhat callous, I used to see a large box by the railroad, six feet long by three wide, in which the laborers locked up their tools at night; and it suggested to me that every man who was hard pushed might get such a one for a dollar, and, having bored a few auger holes in it, to admit the air at least, get into it when it rained and at night, and hook down the lid, and so have freedom in his love, and in his soul be free.

In diving or subaquatic flight the feet strike upwards and backwards, the wings downwards and backwards (b of fig.

It grows to a length of three feet and inhabits marshes in North and South Carolina, Florida and Texas.

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The dirty maidservant stepped from behind the trunk, put up her plait, sighed, and went on her short, bare feet along the path.

He couldn't decide if he'd be pleased or disappointed if a woman with an impenetrable mind melted at his feet like every other woman.

She wavered on her feet and leaned into him, the tension melting from her as it did when he drew her blood earlier.

She knelt beside the fish and unwrapped them with a grimace, cheered to find the section of rope nearly five feet long.

In the central parts of North America the lacustrine plant-bearing deposits are of enormous thickness, the Dakota series being followed by marine Cretaceous strata known as the Colorado and Montana groups, and these being succeeded conformably by a thousand feet or more of lacustrine shales, sandstones and coal-seams, belonging to the Laramie series.

At the base of the cliffs in some places are narrow fringes of beach a few feet above the sea-level.

The feet are five-toed, and the third and fourth toes of the front pair armed with enormous claws adapted for digging.