Sentence Examples with the word solitary

At the western extremity, Mount Abu, famous for its exquisite Jain temples, rises, as a solitary outpost of the AravalIi hills 5650 ft.

The genus Myriothela is a solitary polyp with scattered capitate tentacles, producing sporosacs.

Eight years later (October 24th, 153 r) he attempted to recover his kingdoms, but a tempest scattered his fleet off the Norwegian coast, and on the 1st of July 1532, by the convention of Oslo, he surrendered to his rival, King Frederick, and for the next 27 years was kept in solitary confinement, first in the Blue Tower at Copenhagen and afterwards at the castle of Kabendborg.

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Resting under a solitary broom bush (a kind of genista), he gave vent to his disappointment in a prayer for death.

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

He interested me because he was so quiet and solitary and so happy withal; a well of good humor and contentment which overflowed at his eyes.

Are congregated; in the latter they are kept in solitary confinement.

Vico has been generally described as a solitary soul, out of harmony with the spirit of his time and often directly opposed to it.

The morning of the third day dawned fair and fresh, and once more the solitary night-man at the fore-mast-head was relieved by crowds of the daylight look-outs, who dotted every mast and almost every spar.

All along the sides of the road fallen horses were to be seen, some flayed, some not, and broken-down carts beside which solitary soldiers sat waiting for something, and again soldiers straggling from their companies, crowds of whom set off to the neighboring villages, or returned from them dragging sheep, fowls, hay, and bulging sacks.