Usage examples for fragment

  1. The fragment is clad in brown tweed, and Little wore brown tweed: that is all very well; but the marine was found dressed from head to foot in Shifty Dick's very clothes. – Put Yourself in His Place by Charles Reade
  2. It was the remaining fragment of Pitt's Christmas bouquet, which she had loved and cherished to the last leaf as long as she could. – A Red Wallflower by Susan Warner
  3. A few persons even got a fragment of the mirror into their hearts, and that was terrible indeed, for such a heart became a block of ice. – Journeys Through Bookland V2 by Charles H. Sylvester
  4. Seizing a good sized fragment of rock, he began pounding Murky about the head. – The Auto Boys' Mystery by James A. Braden
  5. This fragment begins at p. – The Itinerary of Benjamin of Tudela by Benjamin of Tudela
  6. By what miracle was the fragment of roof still held in place over the room which it sheltered? – Iermola by Joseph Ignatius Kraszewksi
  7. It does not represent North- East Ulster, or any other fragment of Ireland, in any sense but that. – The Framework of Home Rule by Erskine Childers
  8. The track of the large feet of the natives showed they had followed us this morning, from our camp of yesterday; and a fragment of burning wood they had dropped, showed that they had this day met us in the scrub as we returned, and had gone out of our way. – Journal of an Expedition into the Interior of Tropical Australia In Search of a Route from Sydney to the Gulf of Carpentaria (1848) by Lt. Col. Sir Thomas Livingstone Mitchell Kt. D.C.L. (1792-1855) Surveyor-General of New South Wales by Thomas Mitchell
  9. There was a fragment of a road, a wall, a hillside. – The Planet Strappers by Raymond Zinke Gallun
  10. It is tentatively suggested that this fragment was part of the curb about the opening in the floor of the north porch. – Problems in Periclean Buildings by G. W. Elderkin
  11. He caught a fragment of thought-" another one after my job?" – Man of Many Minds by E. Everett Evans
  12. If nurses with highly developed abilities in particular forms of nursing would struggle together in collaborative cross- clinical studies of nursing phenomena, specialization would serve to advance rather than fragment all nursing. – Humanistic-Nursing by Paterson, Josephine G.
  13. There, without being fatigued, I seated myself mechanically on a fragment of rock, and fell into so profound a reverie that I seemed to forget that I was upon earth. – Great Violinists And Pianists by George T. Ferris
  14. The fragment of the Greek Empire known in the history of the Middle Ages as the Empire of Trebizond was the creation of accident. – Women of Early Christianity Woman: In all ages and in all countries, Vol. 3 (of 10) by Alfred Brittain Mitchell Carroll
  15. I must have a fragment of bacon upon the instant. – The Daredevil by Maria Thompson Daviess
  16. Then as he looked over and saw the piece of ice- a large fragment that must have been many tons in weight- grinding along by the vessel's side, he could not help laughing, while directly after a thrill of delight shot through him and the men sent up a cheer. – Steve Young by George Manville Fenn
  17. As we progress we shall discover that many a force that mastered us and aroused our wonder was only an ill- understood fragment of our own power; and this will probably become more apparent every day. – The Buried Temple by Maurice Maeterlinck
  18. At any minute another fragment might fall and be the death of us." – The Lonely House by Adolph Streckfuss
  19. There was not even the slightest indication on any of these points, not a letter, nor an address, not a fragment of paper, nothing- not even such common articles of personal use, as a tobacco pouch, a knife, or a pipe which might be recognized, and thus establish the owner's identity. – Monsieur Lecoq by Emile Gaboriau
  20. He could have sworn that England was a Protestant country, and the Church just a tiny fragment of its population. – Dawn of All by Robert Hugh Benson