Usage examples for poles

  1. That is, beyond the ash poles- but how could you know? – A Damaged Reputation by Harold Bindloss
  2. At a distance from this house were a number of native huts, and in front of it a small enclosure surrounded by a high wall, on the top of which mats were fixed on poles as though to screen something from wind or sun. – Allan and the Holy Flower by H. Rider Haggard
  3. We've got it,- my old Buddy and I. We are at opposite ends of the poles, we can on occasions quarrel like cats, but in the main we understand; we fit! – An Unknown Lover by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
  4. By this time the Shans had swallowed their rice, and were ready to seize their poles. – Jack Haydon's Quest by John Finnemore
  5. Along the ditch, poles were driven into the ground close to the edge on each side, and the tops were bent over across the ditch and tied together. – The Book of Household Management by Mrs. Isabella Beeton
  6. Long sticks of pitch- pine were collected for torches; part of the company provided themselves plentifully with ladders, poles, ropes, and all sorts of defensive weapons, and thus finally they started for the neighboring hills. – Henry of Ofterdingen: A Romance. by Friedrich von Hardenberg
  7. The hut was entirely covered with such branches, which were kept in their places by other poles leaning upon and pressing them down. – Silver Lake by R.M. Ballantyne
  8. The frame was made of very light poles, though these poles were fitted together in permanent joinings. – Genghis Khan, Makers of History Series by Jacob Abbott
  9. The prisoners were held to the ground by poles as on the previous night, and then the Indians pulled their blankets over their heads and passed into heavy sleep. – Last Words by Stephen Crane
  10. We kept a round place in the midle of our Cabban and covered it with long poles with skins over them, that we might have a shelter to keepe us from the snow. – Voyages of Peter Esprit Radisson by Peter Esprit Radisson
  11. On their shoulders they carry, by means of two long poles, a model of a Nile boat, in the midst of which rises a little shrine. – Peeps at Many Lands: Ancient Egypt by James Baikie
  12. In the meantime the bell is slung up on three poles. – Through Five Republics on Horseback by G. Whitfield Ray
  13. The Poles lay between her and the women into whose society he would be cast in coming days. – The Day of Judgment by Joseph Hocking
  14. This covering is then supported by poles. – History, Manners, and Customs of the North American Indians by George Mogridge
  15. Seizing long poles and any iron tools which came to hand, the workmen rushed forward to the gates of the inner town. – The Great Events by Famous Historians, Vol. 17 by Charles Francis Horne
  16. Bert and Freddie pushed the raft about with long poles, and Flossie and Nan stood together in the middle watching the boys and making believe they were passengers taking a voyage across the ocean. – The Bobbsey Twins on the Deep Blue Sea by Laura Lee Hope
  17. Still they handed poles to top of the pile. – Stories of Great Americans for Little Americans by Edward Eggleston
  18. The flags hung heavy with rain from the middle of their poles. – Royal Highness by Thomas Mann