Sentence Examples with the word a ball

She curled into a ball and tried to go back to sleep.

As regards the development of the form of the pastoral staff, there are four principal types: (I) staves with a simple crook, the oldest form, which survived in Ireland until the 12th century; (2) staves with a ball or knob at the top, a rare form which did not long survive as a pastoral staff; (3) staves with a horizontal crook, so-called Tau-staves, used especially by abbots and surviving until the 13th century; (4) staves with crook bent inwards.

As they reached the clearing, Justin stooped and retrieved the twine, winding it into a ball as they continued back toward the house.

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When the inside of the brass cup is ready a ball of opium previously weighed is placed on the leafy case in it, and the upper half of it covered with leaves in the same way that the casing for the lower half was made, the overhanging leaves of the lower half being pressed upwards and the sphere completed by one large leaf which is placed over the upper half.

Her curtains were down to seal away the sunlight, and she was curled up in a ball in the middle of her bed with her back to the door.

She curled into a ball and he covered her with his coat.

Like if I'm in a ball game, I'm the one who has the ground ball roll between my legs.

On the high ground where the enemy was, the smoke of a cannon rose, and a ball flew whistling over the heads of the hussar squadron.

The female beetle in spring-time collects dung, which she forms into a ball by continuous rolling, sometimes assisted by a companion.

While Molly looked troubled when she returned, Bumpus was just the opposite, hopping around like he'd just retrieved a ball and would win a reward.