Usage examples for scattered

  1. The cattle and the other men were scattered over a hundred miles or so of range. – The River and I by John G. Neihardt
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. The drops were still there, but no longer single or scattered – The Millionaire Baby by Anna Katharine Green
  5. The place will aid you to collect your wits in case they are scattered – Marguerite de Valois by Alexandre Dumas
  6. We shall all be scattered – The Four Feathers by A. E. W. Mason
  7. After the brief service at the grave the company scattered – The Co-Citizens by Corra Harris
  8. Zu Pfeiffer sat and scowled at the scattered pieces of mirror until Bakunjala arrived with the drink. – Witch-Doctors by Charles Beadle
  9. 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
  10. Or had he scattered it in the good old way, buckin' Wall Street? – Shorty McCabe on the Job by Sewell Ford
  11. We scattered right and left, still galloping free and strong. – Hilda Wade A Woman With Tenacity Of Purpose by Grant Allen
  12. Scattered glass lay on the floor. – Sowing Seeds in Danny by Nellie L. McClung
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. At his approach the circle broke and scattered some flying to the fence. – Corporal Cameron by Ralph Connor
  16. 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
  17. 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
  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. For a moment I scattered them and got through the bedroom door, as on the previous night. – The Golgotha Dancers by Manly Wade Wellman
  20. 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