Usage examples for Sank

  1. The child sank back from her work and regarded the visitor, smiling. – Jewel A Chapter In Her Life by Clara Louise Burnham
  2. Alice sank into the chair that was offered her, her eyes fixed on Catharine. – The Case of Richard Meynell by Mrs. Humphrey Ward
  3. She sank into the chair beside which she had been standing. – Indian Summer by William D. Howells
  4. He had been told what to expect, yet his heart sank within him. – Donal Grant by George MacDonald
  5. Then he sank back again. – Dame Care by Hermann Sudermann
  6. Bartley turned away and sank down in his chair again. – Alexander's Bridge and The Barrel Organ by Willa Cather and Alfred Noyes
  7. It only sank down into my heart; and I knew I had no help in this world. – Daisy in the Field by Elizabeth Wetherell
  8. His words sank in, as he meant they should. – The Eye of Dread by Payne Erskine
  9. If he sank down and the sword of the King of the Land of Mist fell on him, never would she be saved. – The King of Ireland's Son by Padraic Colum
  10. Down on the ground she sank. – Northland Heroes by Florence Holbrook
  11. She sank down- she slept. – Landolin by Berthold Auerbach
  12. " Sank like a stone," said Mr. Chalk, decidedly. – Project Gutenberg, Dialstone Lane, by W.W. Jacobs by W.W. Jacobs
  13. She sank back in the carriage and closed her eyes. – Vittoria, v4 by George Meredith
  14. She sank into a chair. – The Pioneers by Katharine Susannah Prichard
  15. She sank to her knees beside the bed. – The Power and the Glory by Grace MacGowan Cooke
  16. As the fire sank down so did the people go away; at last there was no one to be seen: we remained more than half an hour watching; light after light disappeared, and all was quiet as death. – Poor Jack by Frederick Marryat
  17. My face fell, my heart sank. – Life on the Stage by Clara Morris
  18. She sprang to her feet, but being too weak to stand, sank back again. – Kent Knowles: Quahaug by Joseph C. Lincoln
  19. The girl's heart sank at hearing this. – The Happiest Time of Their Lives by Alice Duer Miller
  20. He sank into the work, and saved himself. – Red Fleece by Will Levington Comfort