Usage examples for soar

  1. " Nay, my boy; I never let my imagination soar half so high as all that," quickly answered the professor. – The Lost City by Joseph E. Badger, Jr.
  2. She had often proved that when the body is wearied the soul gains greater power to soar – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  3. Though I scarcely think that even her ambition flew as high as you are encouraging it to soar – The Princess Virginia by C. N. Williamson A. M. Williamson
  4. Come of as good family as there was in England, and the grandson of a duke, he still was eager for power, determined to get on, ingenious in searching for that opportunity which even the most distinguished talent must have, if it is to soar high above the capable average. – The Judgment House by Gilbert Parker
  5. But her imagination was not strong enough to soar to the altitude of the lies which Lizzie was now telling. – The Eustace Diamonds by Anthony Trollope
  6. If life be long, I will be glad That I may long obey; If short, yet why should I be sad To soar to endless day? – Poems with Power to Strengthen the Soul by Various
  7. Oh, for the sky- lark's wing to soar to thee! – Heart Utterances at Various Periods of a Chequered Life. by Eliza Paul Kirkbride Gurney
  8. Thy love the power of thought bestowed, To Thee my thoughts would soar Thy mercy o'er my life has flowed, That mercy I adore. –  by
  9. Here, number is no longer the means that mind employs in order to soar in time and space; it becomes a symbol and material for fanciful construction. – Essay on the Creative Imagination by Th. Ribot
  10. " I'll stand the chest behind it," said Soar between the door and the wall, so that only one can enter at a time." – The Quest of the Sacred Slipper by Sax Rohmer
  11. The young eagle quickly learned to soar far higher than the hawk could do, and ere long began to 'sweep the skies alone. – Knights of Art Stories of the Italian Painters by Amy Steedman
  12. Her weakness was such that she could do no more than awake, and that feebly, while she professed herself totally unable to arise, to expand, to soar to haunt, or to perform any of those exercises which are proper to her profession. – On Nothing & Kindred Subjects by Hilaire Belloc
  13. They do not soar in one spot like a Sky- Lark, as Jerdon says, but rise to the height of from 30 to 50 yards, fly rapidly right and left, over perhaps one fourth of a mile, and then suddenly drop on to the top of some little bush or other convenient post, and there continue their song. – The Nests and Eggs of Indian Birds, Volume 1 by Allan O. Hume
  14. " Those quiet, ambitious chaps always soar high. – The Lamp in the Desert by Ethel M. Dell
  15. There's no reason why you shouldn't let him soar – Mr. Waddington of Wyck by May Sinclair
  16. " And that's what made them soar chuckled Griswold. – Frank Merriwell's Races by Burt L. Standish
  17. But with his man, Soar he had been in solitary occupation for a week. – The Quest of the Sacred Slipper by Sax Rohmer
  18. By so much that he started higher, he must soar higher, go farther. – Masterman and Son by W. J. Dawson
  19. So the struck eagle, stretch'd upon the plain, No more through rolling clouds to soar again, View'd his own feather on the fatal dart, And wing'd the shaft that quiver'd in his heart. – The Poetical Works of Henry Kirke White With a Memoir by Sir Harris Nicolas by Henry Kirke White
  20. So if they blow us up on the way over, we can soar hand in hand, old chum! – Shelled by an Unseen Foe by James Fiske