Usage examples for curving

  1. They occupy a great curving space behind the pulpit, and put their hearts into song. – Acres of Diamonds by Russell H. Conwell
  2. 204; then cut off the point curving the edge, as shown by the dotted line. – Little Folks' Handy Book by Lina Beard Adelia B. Beard
  3. The road to the westward, curving away behind the farm, led to the nearest market- town. – Man and Wife by Wilkie Collins
  4. Then she smiled Dickon's own curving smile. – The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  5. And meanwhile, the Lorimers' rooms were transformed into a species of flower show, and, in the midst of the flowers, Lorimer lay asleep, his cheek resting on his hand, his lips curving into the old winning smile they knew so well. – The Dominant Strain by Anna Chapin Ray
  6. They turn the prows seaward; the ships grounded fast on their anchors' teeth, and the curving ships line the beach. – The Aeneid of Virgil by Virgil
  7. It ended in a curving staircase, with the commissionnaire's lodge in the passage at the bottom. – Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
  8. Ten days after the beginning of the new construction program, Joe and Sally looked down from a gallery high up in the outward- curving wall of the Shed. – Space Tug by Murray Leinster
  9. Lord Maxwell was pleased; and with the usual unfair advantage of beauty her eyes and curving lips gave her little advance a charm infinitely beyond what any plainer woman could have commanded. – Marcella by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  10. If her eyes should trace the steamers As they thread the curving channel Opened by the ancient earthquake, She would see them pass an island On whose red and barren summit She was wounded in the battle. – The Legends of San Francisco by George W. Caldwell
  11. The curving lake- wall was wet and glistening with the up- flung spray. – Rose of Dutcher's Coolly by Hamlin Garland
  12. Here the great birds, snowy white, with flowing aigrettes, and long, curving necks, settled with dignity, and here they slept and sat on their rough nests of sticks. – Edge of the Jungle by William Beebe
  13. They struggled upwards, through narrow curving streets. – The Old Wives' Tale by Arnold Bennett
  14. The curving lines that began to glimmer dimly through the obscurity, were the outlines of rounded objects that could not be ocean waves. – The Boy Slaves by Mayne Reid
  15. It is indeed a terrifying place- a low, dimly lighted passage, curving constantly, so that you see ahead scarcely twenty feet, and are always turning a slow corner, always peering ahead uneasily and listening! – Careers of Danger and Daring by Cleveland Moffett
  16. We sat facing the curving walls. – Atlantida by Pierre Benoit
  17. In respect to features the two men were not unlike: both had the same thin curving nose and level eyes and cut of jaw. – The Iron Furrow by George C. Shedd
  18. She shook her head, the corners of her mouth curving. – Red Pepper Burns by Grace S. Richmond
  19. Well, my dear- Julia lost the story, and sat watching the room, a vague little smile curving her lips, her blue eyes moving idly to and fro. – The Story Of Julia Page Works of Kathleen Norris, Volume V. by Kathleen Norris