Alighted sentence examples

  • His mother alighted and gave him a hug.

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  • As they alighted from the car, Winston came out to meet them.

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  • An elderly man in bib overhauls alighted and went in the building.

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  • As I alighted from my cab, they moved as one toward me.

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  • All the way to the great rock the wooden people followed them, and when Jim finally alighted at the mouth of the cavern the pursuers were still some distance away.

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  • As we alighted, an officer I recognized from the command center strolled up to us.

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  • Halfway across stood Prince Nesvitski, who had alighted from his horse and whose big body was jammed against the railings.

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  • They were so familiar that at length one alighted on an armful of wood which I was carrying in, and pecked at the sticks without fear.

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  • He was alone, and as he alighted from his vehicle carrying his cardboard sign, he spotted them.

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  • The determining episode of his life followed soon after his return to Assisi; as he was riding he met a leper who begged an alms; Francis had always had a special horror of lepers, and turning his face he rode on; but immediately an heroic act of self-conquest was wrought in him; returning he alighted, gave the leper all the money he had about him, and kissed his hand.

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  • This didn't faze Martha in the least as she alighted from the jeep, with a wave and a thanks.

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  • Old story-tellers say that he alighted on the back of a large fish, called a dolphin, which had been charmed by his music and was swimming near the ship.

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  • He is a form of the Lemnian Hephaestus, who alighted on the island when flung out of Olympus by Zeus.

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  • "I'm pleased you were willing to meet with me," I said as we alighted from my stolen car.

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  • According to some, he leapt his horse from the ramparts, and alighted uninjured, though the horse was killed by the fall; others say that he was prevented from joining his comrades, and discovered the treachery while waiting without the gate.

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  • alighted the bus in Camden Rd, near Brecknock Rd, N7.

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  • My eyes alighted on this day in the early, still, warm light of dawn.

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  • Near the canal bridge is a level crossing with an old station house close by, the last passenger alighted in 1965.

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  • alighted there; Then she rose toward the East.

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  • The heavy head alighted just above the root of the boar's curly tail.

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  • The Latin proverb has it that "Turdus malum sibi cacat"; but the sowing is really effected by the bird wiping its beak, to which the seeds adhere, against the bark of the tree on which it has alighted.

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  • The heavy head alighted just above the root of the boar 's curly tail.

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