Sentence Examples with the word swept

When I was building, one of these had its nest underneath the house, and before I had laid the second floor, and swept out the shavings, would come out regularly at lunch time and pick up the crumbs at my feet.

His multi-colored eyes swept over her.

She adjusted her clothing and weapons then swept the backpack up and trotted to the locker room.

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Her eyes swept over his muscular form, from his shapely shoulders and wide back to the thick thighs outlined by the sweats.

Her jet black hair was swept up gracefully into a plaited crown.

The sea front was swept away, and the level of the land hereabouts was lowered.

The Alphonsist armies, led by Marshals Campos and Jovellar, swept the Carlist bands from the right hank of the Ebro to the Pyrenees, and took their last strongholds in the eastern provinces, Cantavieja and Seo de Urgel.

By Aji, a Chauhan, who established the dynasty which continued to rule the country (with many vicissitudes of fortune) while the repeated waves of Mahommedan invasion swept over India, until it eventually became an appanage of the crown of Delhi in 1193.

Whatever therefore may be owing to Eastern blood, of which from the middle of the 17th to the beginning of the 18th century a complete wave swept over the British Isles, some credit is unquestionably due to the native mares (which Blaine says were mostly Cleveland bays) upon which the Arabian, Barb, or Turk blood was grafted, and which laid the foundation of the modern thoroughbred.

A pang of loneliness swept over her.