How to use Sack in a sentence
She jerked on the sack again.
It hit her like a sack of corn.
Brandon handed a small sack to Rachel.
There was an empty sack which had contained the climbing rope but it was empty and Dean put it aside.
He opened the door for her and took the sack of groceries.Advertisement
The lamp beside her bed was on and he had a sack in one hand.
He set the sack on the night table.
Alex met her at the door and took the sack of groceries.
That fellow's dropped his sack and doesn't see it.
At the cabin she lifted the sack of groceries in one arm and balanced the broom in the other hand.Advertisement
The man, a soldier with a sack over his shoulder, stopped, came close up to Dolokhov's horse, touched it with his hand, and explained simply and in a friendly way that the commander and the officers were higher up the hill to the right in the courtyard of the farm, as he called the landowner's house.
During the sack of Brescia in 1512, he was horribly mutilated by some French soldiers.
She raced over to Brutus and positioned the sack behind him.
She shifted the sack of groceries to get a better look, and froze.
In the later story, according to Dares and Dictys, he was said to have treacherously opened the gates of Troy to the enemy; in return for which, at the general sack of the city, his house, distinguished by a panther's skin at the door, was spared by the victors.Advertisement
The first member on each team is given a sack.
She hit the ground like a sack of grain and scrambled away from him, gasping for air and rubbing her neck.
But his predilections in favour of the revolutionists were notorious, and the mob seized the occasion to burn his chapel and sack his house at Fairhill.
The town possesses ironfoundries, sack and matting manufactories, tanneries, breweries, corn mills and brick and terra-cotta works.
The sack of Panama was accompanied by great barbarities.Advertisement
You'll look like a sack of potatoes in a week.
In the following year he went again to Aquitaine, and was present with the Black Prince at the sack of Limoges.
The Eastern warfare of the Good is stained by the frightful sack of Thessalonica; it is marked also by the formation of an Eastern state under Sicilian supremacy (1186).
His successor, Valens, who endowed Antioch with a new forum having a statue of Valentinian on a central column, reopened the great church, which stood till the sack of Chosroes in 538.
Feeble efforts to challenge his power in Italy provoked the sack of Rome in 1527; and the peace of Cambrai in 1529 was made without any reference to Wolsey or England's interests.Advertisement
On the cowl they wore a red cross; and a broad-brimmed hat, a staff, sack and gourd completed their equipment.
Nevertheless, in May 1403 Henry of Monmouth was allowed to sack Sycharth and Glyndyvrdwy unopposed.
This grand feat of arms was marked by many points of interest, such as the capture of the Dutch ships, which were frozen in the Helder, by the French hussars, and the splendid discipline of the ragged battalions in Amsterdam, who, with the richest city of the continent to sack, yet behaved with a self-restraint which few revolutionary and Napoleonic armies attained.
Though Aberdaron rectory does not belong to the isle, the farm "Cwrt" (Court), where the abbot held his court, still goes with Bardsey, which was granted to John Wynn of Bodvel, Carnarvonshire, after the battle and partial sack of Norwich by the Puritans in the Civil War; passing through Mary Bodvel to her husband, the earl of Radnor, who sold it to Dr Wilson of York.
The following year (452), that of the Italian campaign, was marked by such events as the sack of Aquileia, the destruction of the cities of Venetia, and finally, on the banks of the Mincio, that historical interview with Pope Leo I.
An attack from the Trentino with the object of cutting the Italian communications with the Julian front, and so bottling Cadorna's main force in what Krauss calls " the Venetian sack," was an operation which could not but commend itself to the Austrian general staff.
Then came the hopeless revolts of the Indians against intolerable oppression, the abortive rebellions of Hernandez de Contreras and John Bermejo (Bermudez) against the mother country (1550), the foundation of Leon, future rival of Granada, in 1610, its sack by the buccaneers under William Dampier in 1685, and, lastly, the declaration of independence (1821), not definitively acknowledged by Spain till 1850.
Having been strongly fortified by Charles V., the city was in 1525 able to bid defiance to Francis I., who was so disastrously beaten in the vicinity, but two years later the French under Lautrec subjected it to a sack of seven days.
While holding this commission, he had the humiliation of witnessing from a distance the sack of Rome and the imprisonment of Clement, without being able to rouse the perfidious duke of Urbino into activity.
It seems possible that sherry was the first wine known as sack in this country, but it is at least doubtful whether this word is, as some contend, derived from seck or sec, i.e.
After the sack of that place by the king of Ulster he withdrew into Munster; here he was kindly received by Cormac MacCarthy, with whose assistance he built the monastery of Ibrach (in Kerry).
In 1543 Martim Affonso de Sousa, governor of India, organized an expedition to sack the Hindu temples at Conjeveram in Vijayanagar itself, and similar incidents are common in Indo-Portuguese history.
About 280 B.C. the Celts gathered a great host at the head of the Adriatic, and accompanied by the Illyrian tribe of Autariatae, they overthrew the Macedonians, overran Thessaly, and invaded Phocis in order to sack Delphi, but they were finally repulsed, chiefly by the efforts of the Aetolians (279 B.C.).
He witnessed the chequered career of Stilicho as actual, though not titular, emperor of the West; he saw the hosts of Radagaisus rolled back from Italy, only to sweep over Gaul and Spain; the defeats and triumphs of Alaric; the three sieges and final sack of Rome, followed by the marvellous recovery of the city; Heraclian's vast armament dissipated; and the fall of seven pretenders to the Western diadem.
Some ecclesiastical historians have fondly imagined that after the sack of Rome the bishop Innocent returned to a position of predominance.
But it is impossible not to admire the copious variety of thought and language, and the evenly flowing style which carried him safely through the dreariest periods of his history; and still more remarkable is the dramatic power he displays when some great crisis or thrilling episode stirs his blood, such as the sack of Rome by the Gauls, the battle by the Metaurus and the death of Hasdrubal.
The chief event in the history of Calcutta is the sack of the town, and the capture of Fort William in 1756, by Suraj-udDowlah, the nawab of Bengal.
It was during his papacy that the siege of Rome by Alaric (408) took place, when, according to a doubtful anecdote of Zosimus, the ravages of plague and famine were so frightful, and help seemed so far off, that papal permission was granted to sacrifice and pray to the heathen deities; the pope was, however, absent from Rome on a mission to Honorius at Ravenna at the time of the sack in 410.
But Spanish settlements remained; and in 1654 the first great expedition on land made by the buccaneers, though attended by considerable difficulties, was completed by the capture and sack of New Segovia, on the mainland of America.
The brilliant exploits begun by the sack of Leon and Realejo by the English under Davis have, even in their variety and daring, a sameness which deprives them of interest, and the wonderful confederacy is now seen to be falling gradually to pieces.
In the splendid times of the caliphs immense sums were lavished upon the pilgrimage and the holy city; and conversely the decay of the central authority of Islam brought with it a long period of faction, wars and misery, in which the most notable episode was the sack of Mecca by the Carmathians at the pilgrimage season of A.D.
Of these the most famous was Pierluigi Farnese (1503-1547), who served in the papal army in various compaigns, but also took part in the sack of Rome in 1527.
Immediately after the sack of Lawrence, John Brown and a small band murdered and mutilated five pro-slavery men, on Pottawatomie Creek; a horrible deed, showing a new spirit on the freestate side, and of ghastly consequence - for it contributed powerfully to widen further the licence of highway robbery, pillage and arson, the ruin of homes, the driving off of settlers, marauding expeditions, attacks on towns, outrages in short of every kind, that made the following months a welter of lawlessness and crime, until Governor Geary - by putting himself above all partisanship, repudiating Missouri, and using Federal troops put an end to them late in 1856.
A few years later another band appeared, rising unexpectedly from the sea to sack the famous Northumbriars monastery of Lindisfarne (793).
Their original tactics were merely to land suddenly near some thriving seaport, or rich monastery, to sack it, and to take to the water again before the local militia could turn out in force against them.
His success did almost as much harm as good to his cause, for the deliberate sack of the city was carried out with such ruthless severity that it roused wild wrath rather than terror in the neighboring regions.
When it is added that the Lancastrian party avoided holding a parliament for three years, because they dared not face it, and that the French were allowed to sack Fowey, Sandwich and other places because there was no English fleet in existence, it is not wonderful that many men thought that the cup of the iniquities of the house of Lancaster was full.
The English expeditions of 1544 and 1545 were exceptionally disastrous, since they involved the destruction of the four Scottish border abbeys, the sack of many towns, and the obliteration of Roxburgh.
On the 13th of August, in another battle on the Iselberg, the French under Marshal Lefebvre were routed by the Tirolese peasants, and Hofer once more entered Innsbruck, which he had some difficulty in saving from sack.
This resulted in an open breach between the league and Rome, and eventually, in 146 B.C., after the sack of Corinth, in the dissolution of the league and the annexation of Greece to the Roman province of Macedonia.
They began in 841 with the sack of Rouen; and from then until 912, when they made a settlement in.
The first woman who expressed olives packed in a sack by heaping stones on them may be considered as the forerunner of the inventors of all the presses that subsequently came into use.
She rubbed each mule down with the burlap sack and wiped the nostrils of each mule with a dampened cloth before allowing herself a few swallows of tepid water.
She had nothing to say to the man, unless it was to condemn him for kidnapping her, wedding her against her will, and dropping her like a sack of potatoes for his sisters to retrain.
Throwing her over his shoulder like a sack of grain, he climbed the stairs.
Whilst transporting the heavy bouncy castle on the sack barrow across the car park going between various parked cars.
He pulled out a sack and tore it into thin strips and tied a few to each of half a dozen crossbow bolts.
Place the sack in the middle of the table and you have an easy centerpiece.
Today we import American blame culture by the sack load.
The six bladed fantail along with a sack chute were on the ladder, which led up to a leanto porch.
Guarding its silken sack from the flames, it grew frantic.
The cookies that were always in the sack with the bread, we just gobbled straight down.
The sack hoist was insured by the corn mill group in the early part of the 20th century.
My team of rats came rattling back With fifty bright guineas and an empty sack And a bunch of green holly and ivy.
Twice a week we'd go up to the nearest farm to fill the milk pail or buy another sack of potatoes.
The heart is in a sack called the pericardium, which he cut through to access the organ.
His stunts on seaside piers included jumping into the sea in a sack.
Usually the story goes that a Danish pirate decided to sack the church and was caught red-handed.
Place any debris, rag, polythene sheeting used to protect surrounding area in polythene sack.
Anyway, from the depths of my bulging sack - I bring you news of remakes!
Quite often they were in awe of someone's prowess (quite often their own) with a hacky sack or skipping rope.
You wear it on your back like a ruck sack so there is nothing for you or the horse to trip over.
This is a view with the lid removed, showing the polythene sack and cloth filter wrapped over the lip of the tub.
Not good in any business to sack the CEO but keep him on the board with one of his former underlings as boss.
Resigned to his loss, Sasshi declares his intention to go home, eat yams, fart, and hit the sack.
It is curious, for instance, to compare the scanty references to the material marvels of Constantinople which Villehardouin saw in their glory, which perished by sack and fire under his very eyes, and which live chiefly in the melancholy pages of his Greek contemporary Nicetas, with the elaborate descriptions of the scarcely greater wonders of fabulous courts at Constantinople itself, at Babylon, and elsewhere, to be found in his other contemporaries, the later chanson de geste writers and the earlier embroiderers of the Arthurian romances and romans d'aventures.
There is no reason to question Beza's bona fides, or that the MS. was obtained by him after the sack of Lyons in 1562 by des Adrets, but there is room for doubt as to the accuracy of his belief that it had been for a long time in the same monastery.
The Thai response was to sack Vientiane in 1827, razing most of the city.
An existing customer will only have their garden waste sack replaced when it is lost, gets damaged, is stolen or worn out.
They called into a Post Office to leave some items from the ruck sack to remove some weight.
Quite often they were in awe of someone 's prowess (quite often their own) with a hacky sack or skipping rope.
The sack hoist is the most important item in the windmill.
Guides will always take charge of their client 's refuse sack.
From a full sack of corn, about 80% would be turned into flour and 20% into bran.
However, tho sailcloth manufacturers are not shown to be in Yeovil, rope and twine, and sack and sacking manufacturers are included.
The only mark to appear on the sack was a scuff mark on the plastic buckle.
Everyone loves Maggie, but when she cartwheels into an uptight parent, the headmistress gives her the sack.
My priority was n't developing a washboard stomach or fitting into a tight t-shirt without looking like a sack of jellyfish.
They must hop in the sack down to the chair, garbage can, or cone, then, hop around it and back to their teammates.
They'll need to help the next teammate get into the sack to repeat the same activity.
The first team to have all of their members circle the chair by hopping in the sack wins.
You can use the sleep sack and swaddle wrap together or separately.
Bare root means the plant is not in any sort of container and the roots are exposed, while a balled and burlapped tree has its roots in a soil-filled burlap sack.
You may have never noticed a sack of dry ice just sitting around at the store waiting to be purchased, so if you're wondering where to buy dry ice, you're not alone.
A dark bubble (the amniotic sack) will begin to protrude from the vulva.
The kitten, still in that sack, will begin to emerge.
Mom will break the sack and chew the cord to separate the kitten.
While kitty unassumingly engages in a feeding bowl fest, quickly lower the case over your cat's head and body and carry the sack over to your cat carrier as rapidly as possible.
A fun way to use floor pillows is to buy an over-sized pillow sack chair.
The material was cut into strips and then hooked through a potato sack and tied.
Tempting as it can be to hit the sack without washing the day's dirt, grime and oil away, there's nothing worse for your skin than falling asleep with a face full of makeup.
Create a list of games, like sack races, tug-of-war, egg toss, relay races, and more.
In my opinion, inexpensive clothes from retailers like Zara and H&M that offer a modern fit often look better than more expensive clothing from places like Brooks Brothers (the inventors of the American "sack" suit).
These were worn for business and other important daytime activity, whereas the shorter, looser sack coat was worn for a leisurely day.
Carrying a purse with a shoulder strap can be problematic, but you can overcome this by carrying a clutch or wearing a fanny pack, waist bag, or hip sack, which will generally be concealed by the poncho.
Quick action, nice graphics, and the addition of 10 PSP exclusive mini-games give your PSP some linebacker power to sack any other sports game on it any other handheld system.
In less than a minute, your bed will be ready and waiting for you to hit the sack.
If you're looking for a convenient way to tote it around, there is even a sack with a strap available for this model.
A sleeping bag cover, sometimes also called a bivi bag or a bivy sack, is something that fits over your sleeping bag.
In order to keep your soap clean, hang it in a sack from a tree branch.
An old hiker's trick is to stuff your boots into the sack that your sleeping bag came in, and then shove it into the foot of your sleeping bag overnight so that it doesn't freeze.
For small children you can make a Sponge Bob costume from a brown paper grocery sack.
Paint the sack in much the same way as done in the t-shirt instruction, but use poster paints instead.
While not a necessity, it never hurts to throw a red gift-filled sack over your shoulder as you step out in Santa style.
The other factor to consider is that you will likely have to purchase Santa accessories, such as a beard, belly and toy sack separately, as most traditional St. Nick suits don't include them in the price.
However, Santa costumes need certain accessories to go with the traditional red getup, including a gift sack, Naughty and Nice list, and sleigh bells to ring in the holiday season.
Store the ring in a satin jewelry sack inside of a jewelry box to prevent scratches or slow tarnishing on silver, copper or brass pieces.
With their endless versatility and appealing looks, it's no wonder men have started donning this hip new sack as an alternative to a backpack.
Have sack races, tricycling and water balloon tosses.
This hilarious picnic game involves hopping in a burlap potato sack.
Ask your grocery store manager what the store's coupon policy is, when the sales circulars are mailed, and if the store has any other special opportunities to save, such as a Senior Day or meat sack deals.
Dedicating a little time to think through a weekly menu for the family can help make your trips to the grocery store more sensible, and can help turn expensive lunches into sensible sack lunches.
You can often buy books for less than a dollar each or pick up an entire sack full of books to read for whatever donation you feel is appropriate.
Lisa leaned over the sack and examined the cookies with the expected enthusiasm.
To him it was nothing more than bringing home a gallon of milk or a sack of feed.
Carmen sat the butter on the table Your breakfast is ready and I packed a sack lunch for you.
I'll bet you a night of unbridled ecstasy against a week of doing dishes that they end up in the sack.
Ignoring his whines and growls, she grabbed his feet and rolled him over so that he was lying on the sack.
One of the guards studied a barbed dagger before placing all his weapons in a small sack.
Then the army under Alva's son, Don Frederick of Toledo, marched northwards, and the sack of Zutphen and the inhuman butchery of Naarden are among the blackest records of history.
The year 1527 was signalized by the famous sack of Rome.
In the wall of the sack is a double layer of endoderm, the space between which is a continuation of the coelenteron.
At the sack of Canterbury by the Danes in 1011 ZElfheah was captured and kept in prison for seven months.
He went thence to China, returned to Lhasa, and was in India in time to be an eye-witness of the sack of Delhi by Nadir Shah in 1737.
The sack of Rome in 1527 and the defeat of the French before Naples in 1528 confirmed Charles V.'s supremacy.
The capture and sack of Athens by Sulla (March 1, 86 B.e.) seems to have involved no great injury to its architectural monuments beyond the burning of the Odeum of mom,.
A bolder stroke followed in 500, when a force was sent to support the Ionians in revolt against Persia and took part in the sack of Sardis.
The custom of subterranean interment gradually died out, and entirely ceased with the sack of Rome by Alaric, A.D.
Many of those that are movable have been transferred to Madrid, and many others have perished by fire or sack.
At Dundee he extricated his army from the greatest peril, and actually called his men off from the sack that had begun - a feat beyond the power of any other general in Europe.
Marcellus, therefore, struck his first blow at Leontini, which was quickly stormed; and the tale of the horrors of the sack was at once carried to Syracuse and roused; the anger of its population, who could not but sympathize with their near neighbours, Greeks like themselves.
A Brescian friar relates that a halo of light was seen to flash round his head, and the citizens remembered his awful prophecies when in 1512 their town was put to the sack by Gaston de Foix.
A pestilence drove Otto to Germany in 965, and finding the Romans again in arms on his return in 966, he allowed his soldiers to sack the city, and severely punished the leaders of the rebellion.
While it was probably badly wrecked by the Romans at the sack of the city, its massive columns with the entablature survived.
Lugard appealed to the king to do justice, but he himself was treated with scant courtesy, and his envoy was told that the French party would sack Kampala if Lugard interfered on behalf of the murdered man.
He fell upon the victorious Persians returning home after the sack of Antioch, and before they could cross the Euphrates inflicted upon them a considerable defeat.
In producing Plato, Athenaeus and Aristophanes, the scholar-printer was largely aided by Musurus, who also edited the Aldine Pausanias (1516) and the Etymologicum printed in Venice by another Greek immigrant, Callierges (1499) The Revival of Learning in Italy ends with the sack of Rome (1527).
On the 6th of May 1527 the Eternal City was stormed by the Imperial troops and subjected to appalling devastation in the famous sack.
After travelling from Lhasa to Peking with a lama mission he returned, again by Lhasa, to India, and was an eyewitness of the sack of Delhi by Nadir Shah in 1737.
Early in the 16th century it was one of the wealthiest cities of Lombardy, but has never recovered from its sack by the French under Gaston de Foix in 1512.
Then followed the imperial invasion of Italy and Bourbon's sack of Rome (May 1527) which ended the Augustan age of the papal city in a horror of fire and blood.
A mistake at the outset would probably have been fatal to him, but he saw the dangers of his position and moved so warily that in less than a year he had obtained the alliance of the elector of Saxony, a consequence of the terrible sack of Magdeburg by the imperialists in May 1631 and of the devastation of the electorate by Tilly.
After the fire of 1 184 the monks asserted that they were in possession of the remains of St Dunstan, which had been abstracted from Canterbury after the Danish sack of ion and kept in concealment ever since.
I run back to the sack before dropping into one of the shallow northern corries by way of a steep but predominantly grassy slope.
Only slightly gritty from where the lid had come off in the tackle sack!
He reached inside the sack and ate up the cheese almost in a single gulp!
The Euro Sling Retainer has breathable gussets, full zip closure and a cord to secure it whilst being used as a temporary sack.
Hessian sack lined with straw.
Guides will always take charge of their client's refuse sack.
Selivanov, now, did a good stroke last Thursday-- sold flour to the army at nine rubles a sack.
By the 1870s, coats had become sack suits.
If you shop here, however, you need to remember to bring your own bags and be ready to sack your groceries.
Carrying your trash this way means you don't have to ride with a smelly garbage sack, but it does also make your bag vulnerable to the local wildlife.
For many Jeep owners, a popular alternative to the plastic garbage bag is a burlap sack.
Really, silk nighties are perfect for any woman who is looking to feel a little more beautiful in the sack.
Some guys refuse to sleep in anything but their boxers, while others won't hit the sack without their trusty two-piece PJ suits.
Winter pajamas aren't all shapeless burlap sack types.
In nice weather you could have sack races, three-legged races and relay races where kids have to fill a bag with a pre-determined amount of candy.
Kids and adults love games like capture the flag, sack races, three-legged races, and the limbo.
Classics like three-legged races, egg/spoon races, sack races and other well-known party games are often enjoyed by older children as well.
Durable and inexpensive sack coats completed the outer layer of attire for each soldier.
The frock coat and sack coat were both based on styles of the day.
Dark blue flannel sack coat - This coat was not tailored to the individual but was known for its comfort.
Many Union musicians wore a frock coat with a piping pattern across the front, but historical pictures make it clear that it wasn't uncommon for fifers and drummers to wear an undecorated frock coat or a sack coat.
Re-enactors can easily wear a plain frock coat or sack coat to portray band members during the Civil War and still be authentic for any period of the war.
Sure, a manufacturer of faucets may have a really dedicated fanbase that is both IT literary AND passionate enough to populate a wiki about 1/2 inch pipes, but many "community" efforts fell to the floor like a sack of potatoes.
Purchase a loaf of bread, sandwich additions, condiments and a sack of fruit or vegetables, dip, and a bag of trail mix for your hike.
She grabbed her sack of clothes and scrambled into jeans and a sweater.
After he left the room she opened the sack to get her things and smiled.
He carried the child over his shoulder like a Santa sack.
You're a demon in the sack this weekend.
His view of her sweat pants in front of him were like a sack of footballs being dragged back to the locker room after a high school scrimmage.
She backed away slowly, flashing the light on the forms, and then ducked into the barn, grabbing a feed sack she remembered throwing beside the barn door.
The sack and dog moved about two feet.
Josh grabbed the sack and pulled Brutus along.
With a deep breath, she hefted the heavy sack and pulled it over her shoulders.
She was unlocking the door, a sack of groceries in her arm, when a gray truck pulled into the drive.
Clara was packing the supplies into a sack as she rang them up on an old register.
The constable of Bourbon, who fell in the sack of Rome of 1527, is buried here.
Marching north with 36,000 men he entered Rome and forced Henry to retire, but an emeute of the citizens led to a three days' sack of the city (May 1084), after which Guiscard escorted the pope to Rome.
She gave the sack of groceries undue attention as she quarried Lisa.
Lisa struggled out of the chair and limped over to the sack of groceries.
When they finally interrogated the boy he let enough kitties out of the sack for the detectives put it all together.
This time a whitish sack protruded and then ruptured.
But you'd look super in a sack cloth and rags.
Placing the flashlight on Brutus, she grabbed the sack with both hands and tugged.
They were sold in 1628 along with the bulk of the Mantuan art treasures, and were not, as is commonly said, plundered in the sack of Mantua in 1630.
It was begun by the architect Antonio da San Gallo the younger in 1527 for Clement VII., who fled to Orvieto after the sack of Rome, and was finished by Simone Mosca under Paul III.
After the sack of the city by Genseric (Geiseric) in 455, he fled to Constantinople, where in 464 he was made consul, and about the same time married Placidia, daughter of Valentinian III.
You could wear a feed sack at a formal dinner and not look underdressed.
Grabbing her canteen and a feed sack, she leaped from the wagon.
Images of Caligula were set up in the synagogues, an edict deprived the Jews of their rights as citizens, and finally the governor authorized the mob to sack the Jewish quarter, as if it had been a conquered city (38).