Usage examples for rocks

  1. They went slowly over the slabs of marble and the gray rocks and passed before the west front of the Parthenon. – In the Wilderness by Robert Hichens
  2. As he climbed, he walked around large rocks. – Men Called Him Master by Elwyn Allen Smith
  3. Do you see those two or three dark holes over there among the rocks, nurse? – Nurse Heatherdale's Story by Mary Louisa Molesworth
  4. Now at first the people could see only the rocks. – Myths and Legends of the Great Plains by Unknown
  5. And men, far out at sea, kept their eyes fixed where they knew the light should be: saying, 'We are safe; the great light will lead us when we near the rocks. – Trooper Peter Halket of Mashonaland by Olive Schreiner
  6. There was only one place in sight where a man could take cover, and that was a bunch of rocks just a little to the left of my position. – The Lost Valley by J. M. Walsh
  7. Howsumever, it's kind o' comfortin' to hear one talk as if there was plenty of sea- room, even when a chap knows he's drivin' straight on the rocks. – A Knight Of The Nineteenth Century by E. P. Roe
  8. Oh, I 'ave run round this 'ell 'ole, and tried to climb the rocks, and tore my 'ands; and once I like to broke my neck in a fall. – The Voodoo Gold Trail by Walter Walden
  9. That was an air pocket in the rocks. – The Wonder Island Boys: Exploring the Island by Roger Thompson Finlay
  10. You are not to fall over the rocks, your grandfather gave orders that you were not to do so. – Heidi by Johanna Spyri
  11. I moved some of the rocks, but I didn't find him under there. – Someone Comes to Town, Someone Leaves Town by Cory Doctorow
  12. The only thing to do was to fight their way up and over the rocks. – Grenfell: Knight-Errant of the North by Fullerton Waldo
  13. The' 's somethin' stirrin' among th' rocks; I hear th' soun' of it in th' night, when th' wind has stopped blowin'. – The Complete PG Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (The Physician and Poet not the Jurist)
  14. " Don't you trouble your head about rocks, old woman. – Milly and Olly by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  15. On looking out I could see rocks but not " the rock". – The Incomparable 29th and the "River Clyde" by George Davidson
  16. It's quite a drop to the rocks down there. – Castle Craneycrow by George Barr McCutcheon
  17. The ship had struck on two rocks. – Robinson Crusoe In Words of One Syllable by Mary Godolphin
  18. You can hardly believe that all between, all those rocks, and all that sand, will be covered before sunset. – The Seaboard Parish, Complete by George MacDonald
  19. Dick started back at a run, and in less than half an hour joined the other three among the rocks. – The Golden Canyon Contents: The Golden Canyon; The Stone Chest by G. A. Henty
  20. " I will not hurt you," I said; " I know my way among the rocks, and I can take you easily." – The Birthright by Joseph Hocking