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Usage examples for gap

  1. You've found a gap in it, an error. – Siddhartha by Herman Hesse
  2. It isn't possible, not with a fifty century gap. – Voyage To Eternity by Milton Lesser
  3. At length, we left the path altogether, and pulling down a snake fence, passed through the gap into open fields. – Border and Bastille by George A. Lawrence
  4. It's like that song " The Livin' Dead" Up there at Hogan's Gap. – Saltbush Bill, J.P., and Other Verses by A. B. Paterson
  5. Nora was very much confounded, and looked at Daisy as if a gap in the ground had suddenly separated them. – Melbourne House by Elizabeth Wetherell
  6. There was a gap for a full minute. – In the Bishop's Carriage by Miriam Michelson
  7. It seems the road is known to be one of the most exquisite in America; and indeed it was as well worth coming from Europe for as the Water Gap itself- worth even the risk of being torpedoed. – The Lightning Conductor Discovers America by C. N. (Charles Norris) Williamson and A. M. (Alice Muriel) Williamson
  8. I could have filled that gap. – Vittoria, v4 by George Meredith
  9. Through the gap into the lane went Daisy, up the lane toward the barn. – Bobby of Cloverfield Farm by Helen Fuller Orton
  10. The Bear was not closing the gap to any extent, but held doggedly on. – The Ice Pilot by Henry Leverage
  11. I was thinking of this when I heard footsteps near, and a man came panting through a gap in the wall, into the yard. – The Splendid Spur by Arthur T. Quiller Couch
  12. I help up my foot, and saw blood inside the gap. – Hunger by Knut Hamsun
  13. Then both men were sinking back on their heels, as they saw there was a gap of three inches to cover! – The Day Time Stopped Moving by Bradner Buckner
  14. If a man will take his stand on the lower heights of the hills behind Castellammare, he will find that he looks over Pompeii, over Bosco Reale lying on the first slopes which swell upward from the plain, into the mouth of the gap which parts Vesuvius from Somma. – Naples Past and Present by Arthur H. Norway
  15. And I for my part will try to improve myself and to live up to you, and to bridge more and more the gap that is between us, that I may feel myself not altogether unworthy of our love. – A Duet by A. Conan Doyle
  16. After dark General Polk got a message from Cheetham, to say that the enemy had after all advanced in heavy force about 6. 15 P. M., and obliged him to retire to Guy's Gap. – Three Months in the Southern States, April-June 1863 by Arthur J. L. (Lieut.-Col.) Fremantle
  17. Of these, the outer two were to draw in together when camp was made, the other two to angle out, wagon lapping wagon, front and rear, thus making an oblong corral of the wagons, into which, through a gap, the work oxen were to be driven every night after they had fed. – The Covered Wagon by Emerson Hough
  18. At a later stage, one section of 'A' Company was pushed up to fill a gap on the right of the guns in action in the centre of the line. – With Kelly to Chitral by William George Laurence Beynon
  19. " There isn't much use asking where I am, in the Gap. – Nan of Music Mountain by Frank H. Spearman
  20. The result was that the nose opened, and a servant- girl appeared in the gap. – The Red Eric by R.M. Ballantyne
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