Beaten-down Sentence Examples
The beds are to be spawned when the heat moderates, and the surface is then covered with a sprinkling of warmed loam, which after a few days is made up to a thickness of 2 in., and well beaten down.
Its whereabouts is thus, to a great extent, concealed both from enemies searching for spiders and from insects suitable for food; and its open meshwork of strong threads makes it much less liable to be beaten down by rain or torn to shreds by winds than if it were a flat sheet of closely woven silk.
This struggle was accompanied by disturbances in Lorraine, Saxony and Thuringia, but order was soon restored after the resistance of the Hohenstaufen had been beaten down.
Equally praiseworthy is the generous pardon that the emperor, after much intercession, granted to the seditious people of Antioch, who, out of anger at the growing imposts, had beaten down the imperial statues of their city (387).
All stones must be beaten down into their beds until the mortar squeezes up into the joints around them.Advertisement
But here we see no recluse beaten down by defeat and rejection.
Then they rode downhill and uphill, across a ryefield trodden and beaten down as if by hail, following a track freshly made by the artillery over the furrows of the plowed land, and reached some fleches * which were still being dug.
The series started with a mugged and beaten down Brad Eliot leaving Chicago for a quieter life in Wisconsin.
At the end of the third season, soul weary and beaten down by her experiences with Miss Jeannette, Maryann and Franklin, Tara put Bon Temps in her review mirror.