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Quotes of scattered

  1. The world knows of a vast stock of epic material scattered up and down the nations; sometimes its artistic value is as extraordinary as its archaeological interest, but not always. – Lascelles Abercrombie
  2. The important question is not, what will yield to man a few scattered pleasures, but what will render his life happy on the whole amount. – Joseph Addison
  3. What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity. These are but trifles, to be sure; but scattered along life's pathway, the good they do is inconceivable. – Joseph Addison
  4. The stars are scattered all over the sky like shimmering tears, there must be great pain in the eye from which they trickled. – Georg Buchner
  5. The scattered tea goes with the leaves and every day a sunset dies. – William Faulkner
  6. As a child our dreams got scattered all about and all our future prospects got scattered to so many places, and we spend our lives trying to find the little pieces that make up our lives and make up the dreams that we had as a child that got blown away in the windstorm. – Terrence Howard
  7. Every role you play is literally- and I've said this before- every single role that you play, the only way you can connect to that character is because that was a piece of you that was scattered around that yard, almost like we got caught up in some whirlwind. – Terrence Howard
  8. When you do not know how to focus your thoughts effectively, they can become scattered miscellaneous, and fixated on "stuff"-negative notions, toxic relationships, and situations from the past. – Darren L. Johnson
  9. The troops were occasionally occupied in pursuing scattered bands going north or south, and on three occasions the large camp of Sitting Bull ventured south of the Canadian border, and important expeditions were sent against them. – Nelson A. Miles
  10. A military road led from this point to Fort Leavenworth, and for many miles the farms and cabins of the Delawares were scattered at short intervals on either hand. – Francis Parkman
  11. Riding in advance, we passed over one of these great plains; we looked back and saw the line of scattered horsemen stretching for a mile or more; and far in the rear against the horizon, the white wagons creeping slowly along. – Francis Parkman
  12. A few scattered accounts, collected and combined together, may lead us to two certain conclusions: 1. That all the American Indians are one kind of people; 2. That they are the same as the people in the northeast of Asia. – Ezra Stiles
  13. In the scattered settlements of this Diocese, schools and Churches are of necessity for many years few in number, and multitudes of both sexes are growing up in great ignorance. – John Strachan

Usage examples for scattered

  1. She let go her hair, that fell scattered over her shoulders like a funeral veil, and she sank down suddenly by the door. ” – An Outcast of the Islands by Joseph Conrad
  2. Or had he scattered it in the good old way, buckin' Wall Street? ” – Shorty McCabe on the Job by Sewell Ford
  3. This is, undoubtedly, true of many of the old stone houses which we find scattered about the country. ” – Woodward's Country Homes by George E. Woodward F. W. Woodward
  4. “ For a moment I scattered them and got through the bedroom door, as on the previous night. ” – The Golgotha Dancers by Manly Wade Wellman
  5. Scattered glass lay on the floor. ” – Sowing Seeds in Danny by Nellie L. McClung
  6. Zu Pfeiffer sat and scowled at the scattered pieces of mirror until Bakunjala arrived with the drink. ” – Witch-Doctors by Charles Beadle
  7. George knew that if the Indians got into the camp with him, they would find everything scattered about. ” – Stories of American Life and Adventure by Edward Eggleston
  8. From the level they could see the Circle Cross buildings, scattered over a small stretch of plain on the opposite side of the river. ” – The Coming of the Law by Charles Alden Seltzer
  9. The drops were still there, but no longer single or scattered – The Millionaire Baby by Anna Katharine Green
  10. We scattered right and left, still galloping free and strong. ” – Hilda Wade A Woman With Tenacity Of Purpose by Grant Allen
  11. At his approach the circle broke and scattered some flying to the fence. ” – Corporal Cameron by Ralph Connor
  12. At the first glance the rooks look scattered about, without any order, each independent of the other. ” – Wild Life in a Southern County by Richard Jefferies
  13. We shall all be scattered – The Four Feathers by A. E. W. Mason
  14. The place will aid you to collect your wits in case they are scattered – Marguerite de Valois by Alexandre Dumas
  15. There were papers and letters scattered about this desk, and these she turned over, glancing toward the door to be sure no one was coming. ” – Cap'n Warren's Wards by Joseph C. Lincoln
  16. The cattle and the other men were scattered over a hundred miles or so of range. ” – The River and I by John G. Neihardt
  17. The rooms should be large and suitable for much moving about: the most usual conditions should be a scattered class and not a seated listening class. ” – The Child Under Eight by E.R. Murray and Henrietta Brown Smith
  18. Their palace was seized, the servants were scattered and the king and queen were carried away to a dark prison- house, where they sat and wept for their little daughter, for they knew not where she was. ” – Mother Stories by Maud Lindsay
  19. The band of warriors scattered about to sleep under the trees, leaving a young brave to watch the Big Buffalo, who slept motionless where they had dropped him in the long grass close at hand. ” – The Road to Frontenac by Samuel Merwin
  20. After the brief service at the grave the company scattered – The Co-Citizens by Corra Harris

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