Usage examples for reaching

  1. On reaching Fontainebleau the Emperor demanded of the Duke of Vicenza an explanation of his conduct. – The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton
  2. He looked eagerly about for a means of reaching it. – A Romance of Wastdale by A. E. W. (Alfred Edward Woodley) Mason
  3. On reaching the gate, Lilian saw Mrs. Wade standing just before her. – Denzil Quarrier by George Gissing
  4. As for reaching the top of the earth, I have never heard that it is possible to do that, and if you succeeded in getting there you would probably fall off. – Dorothy and the Wizard in Oz by L. Frank Baum.
  5. Reaching the terrace, in the first place, I heard below me a man's voice, speaking in tones of angry authority, and using language which expressed an intention of turning somebody out of the garden. – The Guilty River by Wilkie Collins
  6. Holding tight to Carlo's hand, they slipped down the hill from behind the hospital until reaching this path. – The Red Cross Girls with Pershing to Victory by Margaret Vandercook
  7. But Roddy could not give up his reaching back, his longing for Earth. – The Colonists by Raymond F. Jones
  8. It was weakly reaching for her. – The Desert of Wheat by Zane Grey
  9. He was long in reaching it. – Some Principles of Maritime Strategy by Julian Stafford Corbett
  10. It is a case the result of which may have great and far- reaching influence. – In the Shadow of Death by P. H. Kritzinger and R. D. McDonald
  11. It is Jesus within reaching men through us. – Quiet Talks on Service by S. D. Gordon
  12. Time, Time, he cried, reaching out his arms in appeal, give me back my children! – Frenzied Fiction by Stephen Leacock
  13. Or do you mean something more far- reaching than death?" – Cord and Creese by James de Mille
  14. Reaching for a box behind her the Girl placed it before him. – The Girl of the Golden West by David Belasco
  15. The second time he tried he succeeded in reaching the island. – The Boy's Book of Heroes by Helena Peake
  16. Williamson went upstairs first, and stopped on reaching the table. – Johnstone of the Border by Harold Bindloss
  17. On reaching the house, however, she offered her lips before getting out of the buggy. – Elder Conklin and Other Stories by Frank Harris
  18. It was fine- pointed and far- reaching. – The Portion of Labor by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
  19. Yes, and that spirit itself must have felt her own reaching out to it - who can, say? – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  20. Barellan went slowly at first, then burst into a gallop, pulling hard, reaching for his head, but Nicholl would not let him go. – The Sweep Winner by Nat Gould