How to use Garret in a sentence
He should have gone up garret at once.
Garret Dorset Wall (Declined) .
He left Rouen, went up to Paris, where he found refuge in the same garret which had sheltered him when a boy at the College Louis le Grand, and there wrote his second poem, La Chartreuse.
A man who has at length found something to do will not need to get a new suit to do it in; for him the old will do, that has lain dusty in the garret for an indeterminate period.
I have thus a tight shingled and plastered house, ten feet wide by fifteen long, and eight-feet posts, with a garret and a closet, a large window on each side, two trap doors, one door at the end, and a brick fireplace opposite.Advertisement
She endeavoured unsuccessfully to eke out her irregularly paid allowance by those expedients to which reduced gentlewomen are driven - fancywork and painting fans and snuff-boxes; she lived in a garret and was often unable to allow herself the luxury of a fire.
He had at least one sister, from whom descended the only existing representatives of Burke's family; and he had at least two brothers, Garret Burke and Richard Burke, the one older and the other younger than Edmund.
The salary was good, but the duties were too miscellaneous, and what was still worse, there was an end of the delicious liberty of the garret.
Other papers which had been left to Fox lay for years in barrels in a stable garret; they were finally cleared out, their owner, Mary Fox, intending to send them to a paper mill.
Edmund Spenser lost his all, escaping only to die of misery in a London garret.Advertisement
They were planning to be married in the spring, and have the garret of the house fixed up, and live there.
Do you dream yet on your old rickety sofa in the dear old ghastly bankrupt garret at No. 66?
In Nottingham it is common to find 15-20 children in a low garret, 12 feet square, working for 15 hours a day.
A herb garret was also erected for drying and storing medicinal herbs.
No towering gothic castle either, nor ivory tower, nor writer's garret.Advertisement
Devoted to astronomy from his earliest years, he eagerly observed the heavens at a garret window with a telescope made by himself, and at nineteen began his career with the publication of a short work on the solar eclipse of the 5th of August 1766.
If I were confined to a corner of a garret all my days, like a spider, the world would be just as large to me while I had my thoughts about me.