Sentence Examples with the word roving

He couldn't pinpoint what made his instincts restless, but he also saw apprehension in the tense frames and roving eyes of those riding before him.

The vial was in his pocket, and he strode into the Sanctuary, eyes roving for Erik or Ully.

Perhaps for ingenuity and the latest methods of manipulating skins in the manufacturing of furs the Americans lead the way, but as fur cutters are more or less of a roving and cosmopolitan character the larger fur businesses in London, Berlin, Vienna, St Petersburg, Paris and New York are guided by the same thorough and comparatively advanced principles.

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In this operation there is no doubling of the slivers, but each sliver passes separately through the machine, from the can to the spindle, is drawn out to about eight times its length, and receives a small amount of twist to strengthen it, in order that it may be successfully wound upon the roving bobbin by the flyer.

Alex methodically folded the paper, his gaze roving over her face.

A fresh patent, taken out in 1775, covered several additional improvements in the processes of carding, roving and spinning.

Jenn's eyes were roving the apartment, as if she expected vampires to leap from the shadows.

The low shrub oak plateau to which the opposite shore arose stretched away toward the prairies of the West and the steppes of Tartary, affording ample room for all the roving families of men.

As the father of Isaac and Ishmael, he is ultimately the common ancestor of the Israelites and their nomadic fierce neighbours, men roving unrestrainedly like the wild ass, troubled by and troubling every one (xvi.

He glanced up quickly, his gaze roving over her face for a moment before leaving it.