Sentence Examples with the word leaning

Tions of the cathedral were laid in 1063, and its consecration took place in 1118; the baptistery was begun in 1152, and the campanile (the famous leaning tower) in 1174.

Lana's head buzzed, and she staggered, leaning against a wall.

Gian Pietro Caraffa, who was made pope in 1555 with the name of Paul IV., endeavoured to revive the ancient papal policy of leaning upon France.

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Then suddenly he realized the joyful significance of that wail; tears choked him, and leaning his elbows on the window sill be began to cry, sobbing like a child.

He was just going to take it when Dolokhov, leaning across, snatched it from his hand and began reading it.

He's asleep, he added, leaning forward with his whole body as if in that position he hoped to hasten the speed of the sleigh.

Only one sweeter end can readily be recalled--the delicious death of an Ohio honey-hunter, who seeking honey in the crotch of a hollow tree, found such exceeding store of it, that leaning too far over, it sucked him in, so that he died embalmed.

Prince Andrew stood leaning on the railing of the raft listening to Pierre, and he gazed with his eyes fixed on the red reflection of the sun gleaming on the blue waters.

Rhyn refused to release her, and she sighed, leaning her head back against his shoulder in defeat.

He sat in his short overcoat leaning against a birch tree.