Sentence Examples with the word the dust

Dampening her scarf, she closed her eyes and wiped most of the dust from her face.

He squatted and took some of the freshly dug soil in his hand, crushing the lumps and letting the dust run through his fingers.

Their motives were chiefly confined to such themes as the law of retribution to which all human beings are subjected, the transitoriness of life and the advisability of shaking off from ones feet the dust of this sinful world.

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When it slowed for the drive, the dust caught up, hiding it in a swirling cloud.

Between himself and a son of his instructor there sprang up a close and affectionate friendship, and, unlike so many of the exquisite attachments of youth, this was not choked by the dust of life, nor parted by divergence of pursuit.

A wife who drank the holy water in which the dust of the Sanctuary was mingled (Num.

It took concentration to maneuver the ever more rugged roads as they climbed skyward, waving away the dust from the other vehicles.

To the surface of the ice from the ice-bare coast-land and partly the dust of the atmosphere brought down by the falling snow and accumulated on the surface of the glacier's covering by the melting during the summer.

Each day they changed positions in line so that no one ate the dust from all the wagons every day.

Festschrift zum 70ten Geburtstage von Ernst Haeckel, 19(34) has restored the conditions existing in the lagoons and atoll reefs of the Jurassic sea of Solnhofen in Bavaria; he has traced the process of gradual accumulation of the coral mud now constituting the fine lithographic stones in the inter-reef region, and has recognized the periodic laying bare of the mud surfaces thus formed; he has determined the winds which carried the dust particles from the not far distant land and brought the insects from the adjacent Jurassic forests.