Usage examples for Lifting

  1. See, I can easily carry it," said Betty, lifting it from the grass. – Betty Zane by Zane Grey
  2. After lifting his hand for silence he shouted the famous cry: " We are here by the will of the people, we shall not go away except by force." – A Royal Prisoner by Pierre Souvestre Marcel Allain
  3. More than ever I feel the need of raising what is low, and of lifting again what has fallen. – The George Sand-Gustave Flaubert Letters by George Sand, Gustave Flaubert Translated by A.L. McKensie
  4. Kari smiled gently, and lifting the cloak, shook it out and threw it over what had been Deleroy. – The Virgin of the Sun by H. R. Haggard
  5. Taking up his desk telephone he called one of the shops, asking: " Have you any heavy work on hand this morning; lifting big castings, or anything like that? – Tom Swift and his Undersea Search or, The Treasure on the Floor of the Atlantic by Victor Appleton