Usage examples for beneath

  1. Contempt from a woman she could not endure; neither from a man, if made manifest; but Carne so calmly took the upper hand, without any show of having it, that she fell more and more beneath his influence. – Springhaven A Tale of the Great War by R. D. Blackmore
  2. The road went up and down, and several times the carriage passed over a little bridge beneath which water rushed very fast with a great deal of noise. – The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  3. If the ground is beneath him, no harm is done. – A Boy's Ride by Gulielma Zollinger
  4. Beneath the branches were more than a thousand people. – Pinocchio in Africa by Cherubini
  5. Now a stone had fallen, and beneath it lay what had been a man; and around this many stood. – The Singing Mouse Stories by Emerson Hough
  6. And she was not the only woman who had fallen beneath his spell. – The Bad Man by Charles Hanson Towne
  7. Such things are beneath you, I believe, and I did not even consider them. – Gallegher and Other Stories by Richard Harding Davis
  8. Glancing out of the window, Mrs. Hampton saw Randall beneath the tree. – Jess of the Rebel Trail by H. A. Cody
  9. It was a dreadful sensation to feel the deck sinking beneath your feet on one side, and to see it gradually rising above you on the other. – A College Girl by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
  10. The earth beneath him became soft, and Ishbi could not press wine out of him. – Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 1 (of 3) by Isaac D'Israeli
  11. On the top of a high mountain we are nearer to the sun, and yet everybody knows that it is much colder up there than in the valley beneath. – The Story of the Heavens by Robert Stawell Ball
  12. Then she found that the pillow beneath her cheek was wet with her tears. – Miss Mackenzie by Anthony Trollope
  13. I knew then how the body is the body of the mind, And how the mind's own fire beneath the cool skin played. – Poems New and Old by John Freeman
  14. They followed him like children, and as they advanced the lieutenant whispered: We are now well beneath the town. – The Happy Foreigner by Enid Bagnold
  15. But as she passed round the end of the bar and directly beneath the hanging lamp, she turned and paused. – The Ridin' Kid from Powder River by Henry Herbert Knibbs
  16. She knew which was his window; she stood beneath it and softly gave " the crowd's" whistle. – Missy by Dana Gatlin
  17. Some soldiers were talking beneath the window and among them I recognized Mike's voice. – Charles O'Malley, The Irish Dragoon, Volume 2 (of 2) by Charles Lever
  18. My Paris dress set me in a new position, no longer beneath their notice. – Daisy by Elizabeth Wetherell
  19. How could I sit at home in peace beneath the burden of such shame? – Montezuma's Daughter by H. Rider Haggard