Usage examples for breaking

  1. They had made up their minds, should no fish be caught, to get once more into the canoe and attempt breaking their way to the shore. – Popular Adventure Tales by Mayne Reid
  2. They had lived together all their lives; they had been through terrible and heart- breaking times. – The Intriguers by William Le Queux
  3. I want you to own up to breaking that record over at the Bullfinch house. – Jerry's Charge Account by Hazel Hutchins Wilson
  4. Morning was breaking as Nick secretly entered St. Agnes' Hospital, and made his way to Dr. Jarvis' room. – The Crime of the French Café and Other Stories by Nicholas Carter
  5. We hear of " breaking the child's will." – Education in The Home, The Kindergarten, and The Primary School by Elizabeth P. Peabody
  6. Almost was she to breaking down again, but she was brave. – A Sea Queen's Sailing by Charles Whistler
  7. You have got all your life before you-" " I wish I was at the end of it," says she, breaking in. – The Queen of Hearts by Wilkie Collins Last Updated: January 3, 2009
  8. Even at that moment, with her heart almost breaking, Nell's fair face flushed. – The Spirit of the Border A Romance of the Early Settlers in the Ohio Valley by Zane Grey
  9. If there's any way of breaking the will, he'll tell you about it." – The Second Generation by David Graham Phillips
  10. Then, he knew he couldn't go, without breaking his father's heart and life. – The Come Back by Carolyn Wells
  11. But when they had gone a short distance, the prince heard behind him a noise as if something was breaking. – The Little Lame Prince And: The Invisible Prince; Prince Cherry; The Prince With The Nose The Frog-Prince; Clever Alice by Miss Mulock--Pseudonym of Maria Dinah Craik
  12. Had the old lady been a Catholic, she would have crossed herself for thus early breaking her promise to Nancy Scovandyke. – 'Lena Rivers by Mary J. Holmes
  13. " And never will," a smile breaking over his face. – Parrot & Co. by Harold MacGrath
  14. I don't mean to give up until we're actually on our way to the station on breaking- up day. – The Manor House School by Angela Brazil
  15. It required, however, more than all his example of endurance and the general influence of Napoleon's character, could do to prevent the army from breaking into open mutiny. – The History of Napoleon Buonaparte by John Gibson Lockhart
  16. " The world is not wide enough to hide in," she said in a heart- breaking voice. – Ailsa Paige by Robert W. Chambers
  17. Horses that are used to travelling in the snow will never leave the trail, for they dread nothing so much as breaking in on the sides. – Over Prairie Trails by Frederick Philip Grove
  18. The day was breaking. – The Woman of Mystery by Maurice Leblanc
  19. Without breaking it open, no, sir. – The Betrayal by E. Phillips Oppenheim