Usage examples for elevated

  1. We will proceed yet higher, and cross the most elevated pass before we stop for breakfast, if your sister can endure hunger so long." – On the Banks of the Amazon by W.H.G. Kingston
  2. Is it possible to be more perplexed than, for example, in England, where perplexity has been elevated into a system? – Selected Essays by Karl Marx
  3. And so Flossie and Freddie, in the elevated express train, were having a long ride all by themselves. – The Bobbsey Twins in a Great City by Laura Lee Hope
  4. With Great Britain, alike distinguished in peace and war, we may look forward to years of peaceful, honorable, and elevated competition. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  5. With calm tone, and slightly elevated eyebrows, she said: " You wish to see me, I understand?" – A Mysterious Disappearance by Gordon Holmes
  6. At length, in June, 1542, after somewhat more than a year consumed in their homeward march, the way- worn company came on the elevated plains in the neighbourhood of Quito. – History-of-the-Conquest-of-Peru-with-a-preliminary-view-of-the-civilization-of-the-Incas by Prescott, William Hickling
  7. They are the influence that keeps life elevated and sweet- are they not? – The Complete Essays of C. D. Warner by Charles Dudley Warner
  8. All eyes were turned towards the elevated platform, on which stood the " people of quality." – The White Gauntlet by Mayne Reid
  9. This is elevated several feet above the ground on four posts which project above the coffin or box. – A further contribution to the study of the mortuary customs of the North American Indians First Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1879-80, Government Printing Office, Washington, 1881, pages 87-204 by H. C. Yarrow
  10. He had acquired the trick of firing while his weapon was being elevated- not as he lowered it; with a movement like the pointing of a finger. – Children of the Desert by Louis Dodge
  11. On the recently elevated beds of the Red Sea. – Coral-Reefs by Darwin, Charles
  12. Never, perhaps, had the condition of his soul been so elevated and unselfish. – Zanoni by Edward Bulwer Lytton
  13. It was different now: the spot wore a changed aspect, and, comparatively, looked small and mean, for his ideas had suddenly been elevated toward " Woodbine Lodge," and a strong desire for its re- possession had seized upon him. – The Good Time Coming by T. S. Arthur
  14. Miss Hepsy elevated her eyebrows, and shook hands with Mr. Keane in silence. – Thankful Rest by Annie S. Swan
  15. He led me to a little elevated platform on the back side of the room, where a bed was spread for me. – The Women of the Arabs by Henry Harris Jessup
  16. He knew when he was carried under an elevated system by the crashing roar of trains over his head. – The Mind Master by Arthur J. Burks
  17. But from the moment our young friends left their elevated position, they followed a different route from that of the colt. – The Lost Trail by Edward S. Ellis
  18. He had looked out and up in a listless abstraction, and the dark heaven above him, brilliant with its eternal lights, had for a moment withdrawn and elevated his thoughts as if he had entered a cathedral. – Checkmate by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
  19. Dim as was the light, there was enough to enable us to overlook a considerable reach of the river, from that elevated stand. – Satanstoe by James Fenimore Cooper
  20. Would you mind taking me down to the nearest Elevated- or- here, let me run it. – Brewster's Millions by George Barr McCutcheon