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Usage examples for confined

  1. She was confined to her cabin and would see no one but Clarice. – Bye-Ways by Robert Smythe Hichens
  2. At last he determined to force on an engagement, and in the first encounter the Syracusans, fighting in a confined space, which prevented their cavalry from coming into action, suffered a defeat. – Stories From Thucydides by H. L. Havell
  3. It was their first meeting since Nap's departure, for Lucas had been confined to his bed for days. – The Knave of Diamonds by Ethel May Dell
  4. They confined their conversation strictly to school matters. – Loyal to the School by Angela Brazil
  5. You've ben confined t' the haouse fer some time, I guess, p'r'aps? – The Mystery of Metropolisville by Edward Eggleston
  6. That it was, however, easy for Hyrcanus to fall into such a mistake, is shown by the example of Grotius, who confined himself to this merely apparent fulfilment, although he had the real fulfilment before his eyes. – Christology of the Old Testament: And a Commentary on the Messianic Predictions, v. 1 by Ernst Wilhelm Hengstenberg
  7. " They were- Pudentius's son among them- confined in Decimum," Verus answered. – The Scarlet Banner by Felix Dahn
  8. If this space be confined it soon becomes saturated and the process stops. – Seasoning of Wood by Joseph B. Wagner
  9. Friendship cannot be so confined, Mr. Mason. – Orley Farm by Anthony Trollope
  10. She was confined from the end of October until May. – New observations on the natural history of bees by Francis Huber
  11. Upon hearing of your wound your mother was taken ill, and is still confined to her bed. – Marie by Alexander Pushkin
  12. When the next spring opened, Wilmer was not only confined to the house, but unable to sit up, except for a few hours at a time through the day. – The Lights and Shadows of Real Life by T.S. Arthur Edition: 10 Language: English
  13. Perhaps it was because she could not go to it herself, being out of sorts, and confined to the house by doctor's orders. – The Honour of the Clintons by Archibald Marshall
  14. The proper Badan, or long coat without sleeves, still worn in truly Arab countries, is here confined to the lowest classes. – Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah & Meccah by Sir Richard Francis Burton
  15. The subject of this doubtful compliment had come down so early that morning believing that Mrs. McGuire was confined to her bed with rheumatism. – Sowing Seeds in Danny by Nellie L. McClung
  16. This latter was confined to the one window, and was surrounded by an ornamental balustrade, high enough to offer a decided obstacle to the adventurous person endeavoring to leap upon it from the adjoining window- ledge. – The Chief Legatee by Anna Katharine Green
  17. Only recently have we begun to see that the " political ring" is not something confined to public life. – A Preface to Politics by Walter Lippmann
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