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Usage examples for shading

  1. Placidly fading, and sinking and shading At last to that shadow, the latest desert; Wasting and waning, but still, still remaining. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  2. Sir Peregrine had turned to the window, where he stood shading his eyes with his hand. – Orley Farm by Anthony Trollope
  3. He stopped, and, shading his eyes with his hands, said: Jan, that man's going away from us 'stid of coming toward us. – The Curlytops at Uncle Frank's Ranch by Howard R. Garis
  4. The next morning, as Dr. Williams walked slowly up the avenue, he saw Hetty standing in the doorway, shading her eyes with her hand and looking towards him. – Hetty's Strange History by Anonymous
  5. Then,- after shading her eyes on the terrace, and making sure that a tall white figure leaning on a short dark one, had almost reached the top of the hill,- still more softly, she sang it. – The Rosary by Florence L. Barclay
  6. Alighting on what seemed to be a common, he removed the cloud moisture from his brow, and shading his eyes with his hand, stood peering into the distance on every side. – Another Sheaf by John Galsworthy
  7. Elsie felt Christobal's critical eye on her; she was shading the outlines of the map, and trusted that her head was bent sufficiently to hide the tell- tale color which leapt to her face. – The Captain of the Kansas by Louis Tracy
  8. Large portions of the party have ceased long since to be really radical, although on one side there is an imperceptible shading off into the ranks of the advanced democrats and socialists. – The Governments of Europe by Frederic Austin Ogg
  9. Terry walked out to the edge of the prairie, and shading his eyes, peered in that direction. – The Hunters of the Ozark by Edward S. Ellis
  10. Mrs. Wade looked at her, shading her eyes with her hand. – Love of Brothers by Katharine Tynan
  11. The cure- a little man- stood back, shading the candle with his hand. – Tomaso's Fortune and Other Stories by Henry Seton Merriman
  12. Shading his eyes, the King glanced up and perceived that there was an opening in the canopy. – The Curious Book of Birds by Abbie Farwell Brown
  13. " I think you'd have a hard time finding two to match Miss Molly and Miss Mildred," put in Jimmy, looking with admiration at the charming Mildred, dressed in a cool white linen, a broad brimmed straw hat trimmed with pink roses shading her face. – Molly Brown's Senior Days by Nell Speed
  14. But he gave no orders then, for with his wet hand shading his eyes, he tried to make out what was going on between the Nautilus and the schooner, the firing having now ceased. – The Black Bar by George Manville Fenn
  15. Even Harry's mirth failed at last, and he leaned back on the sofa, shading his face with his hands. – Janet's Love and Service by Margaret M Robertson
  16. Where the sun was a concentrated glow appeared, shading gradually off on all sides. – The Second Deluge by Garrett P. Serviss
  17. As he was speaking thus, one of the brethren rose up with a cry, and, shading his eyes with his hand, pointed into the west. – A Child's Book of Saints by William Canton
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