Usage examples for nearby

  1. Their night camp was made among the solemn spruces by the side of a little brook winding its way to the nearby river. – Stranded in Arcady by Francis Lynde
  2. Beyond the castle wall the ground stretched away toward a nearby range of rugged low mountains. – The Pirates of Ersatz by Murray Leinster
  3. They had gone only a short distance when they saw a small company of horsemen sweep into view over a nearby rise of the plain. – Three Sioux Scouts by Elmer Russell Gregor
  4. Jane opened the motor of the biplane, waved to Miss Comstock, who was standing nearby, and then sped across the field. – Jane Stewardess of the Air Lines by Ruthe S. Wheeler
  5. Nearby, waiting to be placed, lay the slab which would obviously become the door to whatever Sam was building. – Mr. Chipfellow's Jackpot by Dick Purcell
  6. And then he saw another knight nearby, a huge man who swung his sparkling blade with power and force. – ...After a Few Words... by Gordon Randall Garrett
  7. Often at night, in the small hours, all would adjourn for refreshments to a famous resort nearby, to discuss the events of to- day and to- morrow, full of incident and excitement. – Edison, His Life and Inventions by Frank Lewis Dyer and Thomas Commerford Martin
  8. In another quarter of an hour the lights of the camp showed nearby. – The Girl Scouts in Beechwood Forest by Margaret Vandercook
  9. He had come in from a visit to a nearby patient, and, finding her upon the porch, had thrown himself upon the cushion at her feet, his head against her knee. – Mrs. Red Pepper by Grace S. Richmond
  10. But I've wondered if she isn't concealed in one of these nearby houses, as she has such ready access to her own home. – Vicky Van by Carolyn Wells
  11. Indeed, apparently there were no boats passing nearby. – The Go Ahead Boys on Smugglers' Island by Ross Kay
  12. Then, at some hour when he thought his captors were busy elsewhere, he expected to attract the attention of some children playing in the street and offer to throw them some money if they would mail the letter in the nearby box. – The Dragon's Secret by Augusta Huiell Seaman
  13. The introduction quickly over, we three went out to get Craig's car which he kept at a nearby garage. – The Exploits of Elaine by Arthur B. Reeve
  14. Spencer Candron sat down in a nearby chair. – What The Left Hand Was Doing by Gordon Randall Garrett
  15. Then he turned and spoke to one of the tall Rajputs standing nearby, who walked to the end of the porch and summoned several Brahmin priests. – The Moghul by Thomas Hoover
  16. The clock in a nearby church struck the hour of two. – A Little Book for Christmas by Cyrus Townsend Brady
  17. His son, who had been living all this time in a nearby village, fell from a ladder and broke his neck. – Autumn by Robert Nathan
  18. During the days when Olafaksoah and his men were hunting or gathering furs and ivory at nearby villages along the coast, Annadoah sewed skins into garments for Olafaksoah and his men. – The Eternal Maiden by T. Everett Harré