Usage examples for Sharks

  1. Those men he went in with, it looks to me, were sharks. – Together by Robert Herrick (1868-1938)
  2. Do you think to frighten us with ground sharks? – Mr. Midshipman Easy by Captain Frederick Marryat
  3. We now guessed why the sharks had been accompanying us; or could they have scented the dead body of the pirate chief, which we had still on board? – Old Jack by W.H.G. Kingston
  4. " Wal, the lumber- sharks are rippin' holes in Penetier. – The Young Forester by Zane Grey
  5. This was intended to protect the Indian from shrewd " land- sharks." – The United States Since The Civil War by Charles Ramsdell Lingley
  6. This brought others, and in a short time the boys found themselves surrounded by a school of sharks. – Boy Scouts in a Submarine by G. Harvey Ralphson
  7. And among them, inevitably, came the parasites who live on crowds- gamblers, crooks, sharks, pickpockets, and the notorious women who followed border boom towns. – Land of the Burnt Thigh by Edith Eudora Kohl
  8. Sharks have a bad name, and Florida waters are full of them, but there is no authentic instance on record of their having killed a man, woman, or child in this country. – Dick in the Everglades by A. W. Dimock
  9. And the incident was accepted as a further and most emphatic proof of the contention that sharks do not " fight" live black boys. – The Confessions of a Beachcomber by E J Banfield
  10. As to catchin' either of them sharks, why, we haven't got no hook to catch 'em with. – The Log of a Privateersman by Harry Collingwood
  11. It is a singular fact that the dreaded sharks rarely if ever attack the natives, and so far as we could learn no lives are sacrificed to them by the pearl divers in the season of their operations. – The Pearl of India by Maturin M. Ballou
  12. The sea was smooth under the lee of the island; it was warm besides, and Keola had his sailor's knife, so he had no fear of sharks. – The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 17 (of 25) by Robert Louis Stevenson Other: Andrew Lang
  13. " No sharks up here," said Steve promptly. – Steve Young by George Manville Fenn
  14. Look after them that your husband and the rest of the company's sharks will do up tomorrow. – The Second-Story Man by Upton Sinclair
  15. No, I am not giving you " sharks." – Man Overboard! by F(rancis) Marion Crawford
  16. Then his hold loosened and he fell with a splash into the phosphorus water where the sharks were already gathering. – The Portal of Dreams by Charles Neville Buck
  17. These ancient sharks were not the large and powerful fishes that we have to- day- these came upon the scene later- but mostly fishes of small size, and, as indicated by their spines, fitted quite as much for defence as offence. – Animals of the Past by Frederic A. Lucas
  18. But those home- seekers must want a home, an' not be squattin' for a little, jest to sell out to lumber sharks." – The Young Forester by Zane Grey
  19. I could see the under side and I saw what Green had called the scars where the sharks had attacked. – Astounding Stories of Super-Science, December 1930 by Various