Sentence Examples with the word blotted out

It is invisible during the greater part of June, July, December and January, owing to its being then blotted out by the superior light of the Milky Way.

The memory of this league was almost blotted out by the tremendous events which soon absorbed the attention of Germany and the, world, but it truly indicated the direction of the political forces which were then at work beneath the surface, and which long afterwards triumphed.

Seeing that the tribe was blotted out at the beginning of the 3rd century B.e., we can scarcely wonder that no record of its speech survives; but its geographical situation and the frequency of the co-suffix in that strip of coast (besides Aurunci itself we have the names Vescia, Mons Massicus, Marica, Glanica and Caedicii; see Italic Dialects, pp. 283 f.) rank them beyond doubt with their neighbours the Volsci.

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So Owen rechristened the monster Zeuglodon; and in his paper read before the London Geological Society, pronounced it, in substance, one of the most extraordinary creatures which the mutations of the globe have blotted out of existence.

But the British commander thereupon began a constant succession of night marches and raids which practically blotted out the resistance in the eastern Transvaal.

Either the sense of the passage is blotted out for the reader and the conservation of the corruption is tantamount to the expunging of the rest of the sentence, or else he will obtain the required sense by wresting the meaning of the other constituents of the context until they furnish it.

When the Israelites were journeying from Egypt to the land of Canaan, the Amalekites are said to have taken advantage of their weak condition to harry the stragglers in the rear, and as a judgment for their hostility it was ordained that their memory should be blotted out from under heaven (Deut.

Twilight on every clear morning, unless blotted out by moonlight.