Usage examples for hibernation

  1. I should be miserable in New York, he replied to their earnest entreaties; and it would not add to your happiness to see me going about with a sober, discontented face, or to be reminded every little while that if you had left me to my winter's hibernation I would have been a contented instead of a dissatisfied old man. – After the Storm by T. S. Arthur
  2. We can therefore scarcely argue with certainty from the death of all these individuals within two years, as to the duration of life which might have been maintained had they retired spontaneously, and fallen into the torpor of their natural hibernation in good bodily condition. – The Romance of Natural History, Second Series by Philip Henry Gosse
  3. The rush was considerable as the Sleepers roused from their hibernation. – The Heart of Unaga by Ridgwell Cullum
  4. It was bad enough to have to live out one's life under the influence of the hibernation drug, but it was infinitely worse to be conscious. – The Penal Cluster by Ivar Jorgensen (AKA Randall Garrett)
  5. Coming from the chrysalis generally the first weeks in August, they remain upon the wing a month or more before they go into hibernation. – Butterflies Worth Knowing by Clarence M. Weed
  6. Hibernation: The immature weevils in the squares and bolls are usually killed during the winter. – How to Prosper in Boll Weevil Territory by G. H. Alford
  7. Its hibernation there seemed for an instant to annoy him as well it might. – Kenny by Leona Dalrymple
  8. The ice had wrenched and tugged savagely at the locked timbers until they had, with a mighty effort, snapped asunder the bonds of their hibernation. – The Blazed Trail by Stewart Edward White
  9. The grizzly follow the elk, and after they come out of hibernation and get their fill of green grass, they naturally take to elk calves. – Hunting with the Bow and Arrow by Saxton Pope
  10. The doctor, being a firm believer in human hibernation- in other words, in the possibility of our suspending our vital functions and of calling them into action again after a time- resolved to subject the theory to a practical test. – In the Year 2889 by Jules Verne and Michel Verne
  11. Outside, a German band, seduced from hibernation by St. Luke's summer, played the " March of the Priests" from " Athalie," leaving out the more important notes, and soon a jaded omnibus, with the nodding bonnets of the three Miss Horners, jogged slowly back to Clapton. – Carnival by Compton Mackenzie
  12. The Hibernation both of animal and vegetative organisms shows two poles of vital function; Life and Consciousness passing into the Recessive, or potential, mode during such winter- sleep. – Feminism and Sex-Extinction by Arabella Kenealy