Usage examples for Repairing

  1. They spoke of everything- of a fence which Robert Hyslop was thinking of repairing when he died; of the taxes he had left unpaid; of the cares two of his children had caused him, one of whom had never given him much satisfaction, while the other was an invalid; of the election of President M'Kinley and of many other things. – Mrs. Piper & the Society for Psychical Research by Michael Sage
  2. Why, you will on the contrary do my Sydor a service, for he has an idea of repairing the cabin. – Iermola by Joseph Ignatius Kraszewksi
  3. In cutting into the mast- head for this purpose, and examining the state of it, both cheeks were found to be so rotten, that there was no possibility of repairing them, and it became necessary to get the mast out, and to fix new ones upon it. – A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volume 16 by Robert Kerr
  4. His correspondence with Benjamin Franklin was largely about prize money and the expense of repairing the Alliance, which he undertook to do immediately on his arrival at L'Orient. – Paul Jones by Hutchins Hapgood
  5. A loud cheer burst from the throats of the English crew, and all hands redoubled their efforts in repairing their own damages. – The Three Lieutenants by W.H.G. Kingston
  6. Mind you show your duty to her by quickly getting well, and repairing the waste of these cheeks. – Shirley by Charlotte Brontë
  7. A third labor army will be used in repairing agricultural implements and machines, and, in the spring, will take part in the working of the land.... – The Red Conspiracy by Joseph J. Mereto
  8. General Rosecrans had finished repairing the Louisville and Nashville Railroad, and trains were running again between the two cities. – Raiding with Morgan by Byron A. Dunn
  9. However, as Mr. Pelham had left a message that we were to go to the pond, Thornton insisted upon our repairing there to avoid suspicion." – Pelham, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton Last Updated: March 16, 2009
  10. His conscience was always repairing itself. – Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete The Personal And Literary Life Of Samuel Langhorne Clemens by Albert Bigelow Paine Last Updated: February 20, 2009
  11. By July Pouchot had finished repairing the ramparts. – The Niagara River by Archer Butler Hulbert
  12. The carpenter came and put up the shelves, and made such changes as my wife desired; then he aided me in repairing the out- buildings. – Driven Back to Eden by E. P. Roe
  13. I had, besides, other reasons for not repairing thither at this time. – A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volume 16 by Robert Kerr
  14. Whilst awaiting the arrival of Polytropus's mercenaries, he amused himself by repairing such portions of their walls as necessity demanded. – Hellenica by Xenophon
  15. The mother who has educated her daughter into a healthy appetite for food, as to quality and quantity; who has educated her into a healthy appetite for sleep; who has, through constant watchfulness over her clothing, assured herself that no undue demands were made upon the strength of sustaining muscles, and the constructive and repairing power of the general vital force, has no need of hours of anxiety as to the girl's health, and will find no critical periods in her life, for the hours of anxiety have already been represented by minutes of wise and rational supervision in all the previous years, and need not be spent over again. – The Education of American Girls by Anna Callender Brackett
  16. He took his way to the river bank in the middle of camp, where a number of the young men were making or repairing boats for the summer fishing just now beginning. – The Huntress by Hulbert Footner
  17. Hastily thanking the old man, he lost no time in repairing to the house of his neighbours, and telling them of their safety: and you may guess how the like joy was theirs. – Stories from the Italian Poets: With Lives of the Writers, Vol. 2 by Leigh Hunt
  18. At Woolwich I did much business, taking an account of the state of the ships there under hand, thence to Blackwall, and did the like for two ships we have repairing there, and then to Deptford and did the like there, and so home. – Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete Transcribed From The Shorthand Manuscript In The Pepysian Library Magdalene College Cambridge By The Rev. Mynors Bright by Samuel Pepys Commentator: Lord Braybrooke
  19. Her resources for repairing destroyers, and for providing for the wants and comforts of our men, aroused much admiration in British naval circles. – The Victory At Sea by William Sowden Sims Burton J. Hendrick
  20. Dancing was out with two men on the line to- day, repairing between Bitter Creek and Castle Springs. – The Mountain Divide by Frank H. Spearman