Sentence Examples with the word lone

And for Radney, though in his infancy he may have laid him down on the lone Nantucket beach, to nurse at his maternal sea; though in after life he had long followed our austere Atlantic and your contemplative Pacific; yet was he quite as vengeful and full of social quarrel as the backwoods seaman, fresh from the latitudes of buck-horn handled bowie-knives.

Somewhere out on the range a lone wolf called, its eerie howl reminding the intruding humans that they had not yet won.

The entirety of his history with Past-Death unfolded before her, from the moment Past-Death discovered the seventeen-year-old Gabriel, the lone survivor of demon attacks led by Darkyn.

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Today, all of our eggs are in a lone planetary basket, Earth.

He was the archetype of the individual man, the lone venturer, who against the odds makes out.

As is customary in those cases, the boats at once separated, each making for some one lone whale on the outskirts of the shoal.

Ship and boat diverged; the cold, damp night breeze blew between; a screaming gull flew overhead; the two hulls wildly rolled; we gave three heavy-hearted cheers, and blindly plunged like fate into the lone Atlantic.

Little did the dusky children think that the puny slip with its two eyes only, which they stuck in the ground in the shadow of the house and daily watered, would root itself so, and outlive them, and house itself in the rear that shaded it, and grown man's garden and orchard, and tell their story faintly to the lone wanderer a half-century after they had grown up and died--blossoming as fair, and smelling as sweet, as in that first spring.

A lone rider appeared on a bay.

Almost universally, a lone whale--as a solitary Leviathan is called--proves an ancient one.