Sentence Examples with the word sunk

The antheridia and archegonia are produced above the meristematic zone, and are more or less sunk in the tissues of the prothallus.

This is bounded on the left by the inferior vena cava, which is sunk into a deep groove in the liver, and into the upper part of this the hepatic veins open.

And the only mode in which you can derive even a tolerable idea of his living contour, is by going a whaling yourself; but by so doing, you run no small risk of being eternally stove and sunk by him.

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Politically the papacy had sunk to the level of pitiful helplessness, unable to resist the aggressions of the Powers, who ignored or coerced it at will.

Tucking his legs under him and dropping his head he sat down on the cold ground by the wheel of the cart and remained motionless a long while sunk in thought.

It was then that he set afoot his numerous schemes for the restoration of the learning and culture of England which had sunk so low during the long years of disaster which had preceded his accession.

So high as heaved the tumid hills, so low Down sunk a hollow bottom broad and deep, Capacious bed of waters.

The works had no deep ditches or sunk wire entanglements.

There the flax is dried in the field, and housed or stacked during the winter succeeding its growth, and in the spring of the following year it is retted in crates sunk in the sluggish waters of the river Lys.

He is accused of having sunk in his later years into the self-indulgent habits of the harem.