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Usage examples for stark

  1. " You ought to have seen her," said he, " that night when every thing was t'other side up; folks a yellin' like they was crazy, and one man was stark mad. – Tempest and Sunshine by Mary J. Holmes
  2. It's a stark impossibility from my point of view." – The Grafters by Francis Lynde
  3. From New Hampshire came Stark, the hero of the frontier wars. – The Siege of Boston by Allen French
  4. No woman, not stark mad, would trust her happiness in such hands. – The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus by American Anti-Slavery Society
  5. I sat in that stillness of stark terror- staring at him. – My Little Sister by Elizabeth Robins
  6. But the man, being now stark mad, took no notice of the order. – Foul Play by Charles Reade Dion Boucicault
  7. The girl halted, stark, open- mouthed, every sign of life stricken from her at a blow. – Red Saunders' Pets and Other Critters by Henry Wallace Phillips
  8. Strangers, who had tried this hillpath before now, had been found stark frozen next day. – A Terrible Secret by May Agnes Fleming
  9. But John Stark knew the Indians. – Stories of Great Americans for Little Americans by Edward Eggleston
  10. Ay, something more- stark madness. – The Lion's Skin by Rafael Sabatini
  11. O Norns, fast bound from helping, O Gods that never weep, Ye have left stark death to help us, and the semblance of our sleep! – The Story of Sigurd the Volsung and the Fall of the Niblungs by William Morris
  12. Isom Chase was dead; stark, white, with blood upon his beard. – The Bondboy by George W. (George Washington) Ogden
  13. Will it be all right, Stark? – Penny Plain by Anna Buchan (writing as O. Douglas)
  14. If I say to one of these men, " I want no fortune; I have what I need now by working for it," he looks at me as though I were stark mad. – An Ocean Tramp by William McFee
  15. At last came one who needed no directions- Stark, at the head of his New Hampshire regiment. – The Siege of Boston by Allen French
  16. There lies, beside his master's heart, The Douglas, stark and grim; And woe is me I should be here, Not side by side with him! – Lays of the Scottish Cavaliers and Other Poems by W.E. Aytoun
  17. With intense reluctance he uncovered his face, flinching from the stark glare of the lamp across the road, and dragged himself to his feet. – The Obstacle Race by Ethel M. Dell
  18. With all the might that he had, he thrust him up the spear to the haft and, with his sword, struck King Arthur upon the head, that the steel pierced the helmet and bit into the head; then he fell back, stark and dead. – Stories from Le Morte D'Arthur and the Mabinogion by Beatrice Clay
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