Usage examples for fabric

  1. The choir was commenced in 1255 and completed almost immediately; but the entire main fabric was not finished until well on in the century following. – The Cathedrals and Churches of the Rhine by Francis Miltoun
  2. But the honey and water were not easily removed from the delicate fabric. – A Little Maid of Old Maine by Alice Turner Curtis
  3. Each time that this happened Ken was struck with the fear of ripping the fabric of his sea- suit. – Seed of the Arctic Ice by H. G. Winter
  4. Impossible to watch him and not realise that here was a man who had seen something with his own eyes that had changed in a moment the very fabric of his life. – The Captives by Hugh Walpole
  5. I could only hope, therefore, that the cargo contained a very small quantity of this beautiful and useful fabric. – The Boy Tar by Mayne Reid
  6. But every century and every style seems to have had its say and left its mark upon the fabric of Rouen. – The Story of Rouen by Sir Theodore Andrea Cook
  7. That accounts for its situation in the churchyard, not within the fabric. – Kenelm Chillingly, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  8. One felt it a grievous pity that so beautiful a fabric should be doomed to destruction. – Hurricane Hurry by W.H.G. Kingston
  9. This was a hitch in the upper fabric. – The Passionate Friends by Herbert George Wells
  10. Duncan had added two and two, he had told her when furnishing her with the threads out of which he had constructed the fabric of his suspicions, and she was compelled to acknowledge that they seemed sufficiently strong. – The Trail to Yesterday by Charles Alden Seltzer
  11. A tissue can therefore be defined as a fabric of united cells which have had a common origin and obeyed a common law of growth. – Outlines of Lessons in Botany, Part I; From Seed to Leaf by Jane H. Newell
  12. She was only plain, not ugly, after all; and they are very different things,- there being a beauty of plainness in men and women, as there is in a rich fabric, sometimes. – A Summer in Leslie Goldthwaite's Life. by Mrs. A. D. T. Whitney
  13. His ray- gun did not move for an instant from the line it held on the metal and fabric giant. – The Bluff of the Hawk by Anthony Gilmore
  14. Her clothes, with the entire support of Lorice, were all delicate in fabric, mostly white with black sashes, and plainly ruffled. – Linda Condon by Joseph Hergesheimer
  15. The next instant the creatoid fabric of his own suit caught it, too. – Pirates of the Gorm by Nat Schachner
  16. Philip's love had so grown with him, step by step, as to be part of the fabric of himself, large now as his very nature; and that was large indeed. – Kildares of Storm by Eleanor Mercein Kelly
  17. The walls of the room swayed as though they were of fabric. – A Spinner in the Sun by Myrtle Reed
  18. Their fundamental service in transportation, the volume of their employment, their buying power for supplies from other industries, the enormous investment in their securities, particularly their bonds, by insurance companies, savings banks, benevolent and other trusts, all reflect their partnership in the whole economic fabric. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  19. To this task Vesalius, at the age of twenty- five, devoted himself, and began his famous work on the " Fabric of the Human Body." – Fathers of Biology by Charles McRae
  20. In both, the evidence is within,- a part of the original constitution of every rational mind, planted there by him who framed the wondrous fabric. – The Philosophy of the Moral Feelings by John Abercrombie