Usage examples for rim

  1. She stood there poised like a bird on the rim of the world. – The Lookout Man by B. M. Bower
  2. Many of them combined together to push the cover off the dish; but it was too firmly retained by the rim to be moved. – Anecdotes of the Habits and Instinct of Animals by R. Lee
  3. What the man would have answered did not appear, for just then somebody shouted, and a trail of smoke swept up above the rim of the prairie. – The Cattle-Baron's Daughter by Harold Bindloss
  4. From one rim to the other rim Of his great plantations, flung out wide Like a purple cloak, was a full month's ride. – Young Adventure A Book of Poems by Stephen Vincent Benet
  5. I saw the rabbit's wild and panic- blown eye, I saw the bright white rim of it, and recognised its little added terror of me even in the midst of its anguish. – Lore of Proserpine by Maurice Hewlett
  6. It was mid- afternoon when they reached the rim. – The Enchanted Canyon by Honoré Willsie Morrow
  7. At times the frightened boy ran swiftly and then frequently stopped to glance at the sky far above the rim of the canyon. – The Go Ahead Boys and Simon's Mine by Ross Kay
  8. As you study the sketch, notice the drawing of the rim. – Text Books of Art Education, Book IV (of 7) by Hugo B. Froehlich Bonnie E. Snow
  9. If the bird was able to make its way not only up the canyon but also far above it why should not a man be able at least to gain the rim? – The Go Ahead Boys and Simon's Mine by Ross Kay
  10. She flashed a radiant smile at him from beneath the rim of her picture hat. – The Brass Bowl by Louis Joseph Vance
  11. When the Nelson first rose above the rim of the twin valleys shrill cries came from the direction of the cavern, and half a dozen shots were fired. – Boy Scouts in an Airship by G. Harvey Ralphson
  12. Over the western rim a pale ghost of the evening star seemed to smile at Carley, to bid her look and look. – The Call of the Canyon by Zane Grey
  13. Mr. Becker let fall his newspaper to his knee, glancing up over the rim of his reading glasses. – Star-Dust A Story of an American Girl by Fannie Hurst
  14. 298 Winter in the Grand Canyon from the Rim......................... – Through the Grand Canyon from Wyoming to Mexico by E. L. Kolb
  15. She had climbed that same rock- rim, with the aid of that same rope, and with her face hidden as usual from the camera. – Jean of the Lazy A by B. M. Bower
  16. A trip into the canon down one of the trails makes its magnitude even more impressive than a rim view. – Arizona Sketches by Joseph A. Munk
  17. But he remained silent, staring at the blue rim of distant hills. – An Alabaster Box by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman and Florence Morse Kingsley
  18. Jim has gone over the rim wall after Don. – The Last of the Plainsmen by Zane Grey
  19. Of course he had a short approach, as approaches go, but even so I was not prepared to see him play a push shot and rim the cup, leaving his ball stone dead for a three. – Fore! by Charles Emmett Van Loan