Passers-by sentence example
Then follows the bier, borne on the shoulders of friends, who are relieved by the passers-by, such an act being deemed highly meritorious.
This annual inquiry has sometimes been mistaken by careless passers-by for an annual reassessment of each ryot's holding.
In Mexico the half-serpent Ahuizotl dragged into its pool hapless passers-by; however, their souls were supposed to go to the terrestrial paradise - see on this idea, Rohde, ii.
Gutta-percha (getah percha in the vernacular), camphor, cinnamon, cloves, nutmegs, gambir and betel, or areca-nuts, are all produced in the island; most of the tropical fruits flourish, including the much-admired but, to the uninitiated, most evil-smelling durian, a large fruit with an exceedingly strong outer covering composed of stout pyramidal spikes, which grows upon the branches of a tall tree and occasionally in falling inflicts considerable injuries upon passers-by.
Passers-by jeered at the fallen city; and all her enemies triumphed over her (verses 10-17).Advertisement
He is propitiated by passers-by at his sepulchres.
Passers-by would be encouraged to toss flotsam and jetsam into these gigantic bins, thereby performing the dual role of beach comber and artist.
He cited the row of chestnut trees felled by Norwich council for fear that falling conkers might hurt passers-by.
Orta's response was to persuade a famous chef to turn the leftover food into a gastronomic feast and invite passers-by to eat it.
The noise, the spectacle, the looks on the faces of passers-by ranging from concern to blind panic.Advertisement
They don't want to be mere spectators, or passers by.
They get no few startled looks from passers by as our snapper photographs them against the post-industrial wasteland of Central Sheffield.
Sell the raffle tickets to passers by at your ' send-off ' party to squeeze some last minute cash out of the public.
They do n't want to be mere spectators, or passers by.
As my husband and I nodded to the passers by in the reception line, we saw Steve's father having an intense discussion with Helen.Advertisement
Today, passers by have reported seeing shaggy looking men believed to be the homeless.
With precision Quartz movement, stainless steel casing and a dazzling white dial, its exotic look will capture the attention of many passers-by.
In other parts of the world they have been recorded in multitudes that obscured passers-by on the other side of the street.