Usage examples for lit

  1. Another flash lit the front of the shop. – Murder in the Gunroom by Henry Beam Piper
  2. She touched his arm; he turned and his eyes lit with pleasure. – The Captives by Hugh Walpole
  3. She lit a candle, and went to a second and a third bed under the wall, where she awoke her young sisters and brothers, all of whom occupied the same room. – Tess of the d'Urbervilles A Pure Woman by Thomas Hardy
  4. Jaimihr began to think that he had lit at random on the answer to the riddle. – Rung Ho! by Talbot Mundy
  5. Then her gentle spirit took courage, and she looked up, and her eyes lit with comfort and hope on Mr Armstrong. – Roger Ingleton, Minor by Talbot Baines Reed
  6. He lit one, and sat on the arm of an easy- chair. – A Maker of History by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  7. " Every light in the place lit up! – Hoofbeats on the Turnpike by Mildred A. Wirt
  8. If they have lit out of the country it will content me. – The Cattle-Baron's Daughter by Harold Bindloss
  9. Nothing serious- the boy's got it lit again. – Greener Than You Think by Ward Moore
  10. 633 Lit make common, i. – Jeremiah by George Adam Smith
  11. You needn't have the fire lit, need you? – The Bicyclers and Three Other Farces by John Kendrick Bangs
  12. His eyes lit up with understanding. – The Lady Doc by Caroline Lockhart
  13. Freddy lit his cigarette; he had finished breakfast. – There was a King in Egypt by Norma Lorimer
  14. Aubrey sat down by the fire, and lit his pipe. – The Haunted Bookshop by Christopher Morley
  15. " I beg your pardon," he said, rather wonderingly; " I- can't see; yes, to be sure, I remember now;" and the old man's face lit up. – Blind Policy by George Manville Fenn
  16. Some sort of evil seemed to have lit in her face. – The Great Impersonation by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  17. Old Bill lit his pipe arter supper, and then, taking another glass o' beer, he told 'em about the cook dreaming of his accident three days afore it happened. – Short Cruises by W.W. Jacobs
  18. Better had it been they had not lit it! – Poet Lore, Volume XXIV, Number IV, 1912 by Various