Usage examples for archway

  1. The entrance to the castle was through a gateway, a ruined archway which still stands. – A Yacht Voyage Round England by W.H.G. Kingston
  2. Marriage might be the archway to the road of good service, even as our passage through the flesh may lead to the better state. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  3. She ran on and on under the shade of the archway that extended a quarter of a mile at the very least. – A Little Florida Lady by Dorothy C. Paine
  4. She had to ring several times as before; but as there was no dark archway and the cab was close by, she had not the same fear. – Barbara in Brittany by E. A. Gillie
  5. At the end of the passage was a small archway so low that it was necessary for both to stoop as they entered it, and beyond was a large hall, along whose sides a row of Gautamas or images of the Budh was arranged with military precision. – A Galahad of the Creeks; The Widow Lamport by S. (Sidney) Levett-Yeats
  6. The door below they found was also guarded; as well as the passage and the archway giving on the street. – The Nest of the Sparrowhawk by Baroness Orczy
  7. Again a dark archway tempted them on, and the third room into which they came had a more grim reminder of the scarlet past of the house. – Ralestone Luck by Andre Norton
  8. When her mind took this turn her marriage seemed no more than an archway through which it was necessary to pass in order to have her desire. – Night and Day by Virginia Woolf
  9. He stooped suddenly where the archway of the entrance door had been. – The Turnstile by A. E. W. (Alfred Edward Woodley) Mason
  10. At sight of her I halted stock- still under the archway – The Guest of Quesnay by Booth Tarkington
  11. To- day the name and a strong archway of flat Holland bricks survive. – Edge of the Jungle by William Beebe
  12. As they passed under the archway a sweetmeat- seller rose and bowed to the prince, and Shere Bahadur, stretching out his trunk, helped himself to a pound or so of Turkish Delight. – The Heart of Denise and Other Tales by S. (Sidney) Levett-Yeats
  13. They felt into a stream of people tending toward an archway between the drawing- rooms, where Mrs. Secretary Miller stood with two lady friends who were helping her receive. – April Hopes by William Dean Howells Last Updated: February 27, 2009
  14. Now he pauses under a mighty archway – In the Brooding Wild by Ridgwell Cullum
  15. The sun was low when the carriage rolled under the archway of Astrardente. – Saracinesca by F. Marion Crawford
  16. After leaving her luggage in the ostler's charge, she hastened out through the old archway which opened into the High Street. – By Berwen Banks by Allen Raine
  17. The central archway is eighty feet high. – Modern India by William Eleroy Curtis
  18. A man stood in the archway of an ancient temple. – Fables For The Times by H. W. Phillips
  19. The storm seemed to grow more and more furious; he was wet through, and a new hat had become a ruin, and still Oxford Street seemed as far off as ever; it was with deep relief that the dripping man caught sight of a dark archway which seemed to promise shelter from the rain if not from the wind. – The House of Souls by Arthur Machen
  20. Almost simultaneously there was a confused clatter of hoofs in the back avenue, and Flurry Knox came stooping at a gallop under the archway followed by three or four other riders. – Some Experiences of an Irish R.M. by E. OE. Somerville Martin Ross