Usage examples for distant

  1. From all we have heard it is probably that the time is not far distant when I shall be the real master, since the son you bore your husband has become an outcaste. – The Outcaste by F. E. Penny
  2. He became- I don't know- distant. – O+F by John Moncure Wetterau
  3. Then he called my attention to the distant thunder- like sounds which we had been hearing occasionally during the evening. – By Canoe and Dog-Train by Egerton Ryerson Young
  4. We were together here at Lochias to- night, and yet in distant years and other places. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  5. While looking at a distant mountain one may fall over a little stone- is it not so? – Dross by Henry Seton Merriman
  6. " I seldom make calls," said Mr. Morton, in a distant tone. – Frank's Campaign or the Farm and the Camp by Horatio Alger, Jr.
  7. You're a distant cousin, aren't you? – The Brightener by C. N. Williamson A. M. Williamson
  8. The rider had found that there was no regular parson in Dry Bottom and that the justice of the peace had departed the day before to some distant town for a visit. – The Trail to Yesterday by Charles Alden Seltzer
  9. By ten o'clock that night I was on my way to Fort Hays, sixty- five miles distant across the country. – An Autobiography of Buffalo Bill (Colonel W. F. Cody) by Buffalo Bill (William Frederick Cody)
  10. Roy was not looking at his aunt now, but his eyes were fixed on the distant hills through the open window. – His Big Opportunity by Amy Le Feuvre
  11. He nodded toward the distant men and horses. – The Plow-Woman by Eleanor Gates
  12. The expression of the secretary's face, which had before been cold and distant, changed at once. – Bonnie Prince Charlie A Tale of Fontenoy and Culloden by G. A. Henty
  13. Her glance was without anger, but it was cold and distant. – They of the High Trails by Hamlin Garland
  14. The explosion was more distant. – The Argus Pheasant by John Charles Beecham
  15. Old Lord Swanage, who had married some very distant Lovel, wrote to her a letter full of very proper feeling. – Lady Anna by Anthony Trollope
  16. He will not think of the distant consequences. – Oxford Lectures on Poetry by Andrew Cecil Bradley
  17. It was eleven miles distant- Blake had a cabin there- the place was deserted at this season of the year. – Counsel for the Defense by Leroy Scott
  18. Count Waldemar de Volaski came directly up to Valerie where she sat alone on the sofa in a distant corner of the room. – The Lost Lady of Lone by E.D.E.N. Southworth
  19. " Which sounds very sensible to me," came a clear voice from a few feet distant. – The Re-Creation of Brian Kent by Harold Bell Wright