Usage examples for spent

  1. Brightly was against the railings, and had done no business, although the day was far spent – Furze the Cruel by John Trevena
  2. He had left her but four times in five months; he had spent just three weeks of that time away from her in London. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  3. Now they were going to the little village for the third time, where both had spent so many pleasant days. – Lily Pearl and The Mistress of Rosedale by Ida Glenwood
  4. He kissed his wife's hand and began, at great length, to tell her exactly where and how he had spent the afternoon. – The Title Market by Emily Post
  5. So he spent the night at work. – The Last Shot by Frederick Palmer
  6. I cannot remember that we ever spent half a day away from each other, or away from our mother, until- but that is to come later. – My Little Sister by Elizabeth Robins
  7. In Parker's own office we spent some time, as well as in Bruce's. – Master Tales of Mystery, Volume 3 by Collected and Arranged by Francis J. Reynolds
  8. In winter she spent a day with each of them, if she could possibly manage. – A Daughter of the Land by Gene Stratton-Porter
  9. " Yes," I answered, " I spent several weeks in the State last Winter." – The Red-Blooded Heroes of the Frontier by Edgar Beecher Bronson
  10. Mrs. Bell, who spent her days from morning to night alone while she was living, who had even died alone! – The Children's Pilgrimage by L. T. Meade
  11. No. I'd have got to the top, and drawn big pay, and spent it. – Plays of Near & Far by Lord Dunsany
  12. Jane had spent many hours watching for her father and was eager to make him comfortable. – Some Three Hundred Years Ago by Edith Gilman Brewster
  13. She can't return it, for, of course, she sold it and spent the money. – Red Pottage by Mary Cholmondeley
  14. We spent almost five years together and I learned a lot from him. – This Crowded Earth by Robert Bloch
  15. Blessed are they whose lives are so spent – The Life of St. Teresa of Jesus by Teresa of Avila
  16. We are there in life, man against man, soul against soul, and day and night are spent under arms. – The Inner Beauty by Maurice Maeterlinck
  17. And if you knew how many anxious hours I have spent in thinking how I should best break the sad news to the poor old mother, you would better understand how grateful I am to you. – The Big Otter by R.M. Ballantyne
  18. And so passed the last days which John and Betty spent in London. – John and Betty's History Visit by Margaret Williamson
  19. It ought to be, with all the time and money I've spent on it. – The Price She Paid by David Graham Phillips
  20. How she wished she had spent more time on her speech- how could she put into words at all what she felt about the School? – Judy of York Hill by Ethel Hume Patterson Bennett