Usage examples for surrounding

  1. It is the same with the land surrounding it. – If You're Going to Live in the Country by Thomas H. Ormsbee and Richmond Huntley
  2. I am afraid not, said Higson, for I can make out several boats surrounding her. – The Three Commanders by W.H.G. Kingston
  3. The surrounding hills were involved in fog.... – Pioneers in Canada by Sir Harry Johnston
  4. He wished to convince him; he felt all the fervour, all the irresistible impulse of his proselytising days, without trying in any way to disguise his feelings from consideration of the atmosphere surrounding him. – The Shadow of the Cathedral by Vicente Blasco Ibañez
  5. Can you blame him for surrounding himself with such society, if you deny him yours? – The Children of the World by Paul Heyse
  6. The camp commands the only old road in the surrounding country. – Devon, Its Moorlands, Streams and Coasts by Rosalind Northcote
  7. The mystery surrounding the lantern room had not yet been cleared up, neither had the strange behaviour of Mrs. Wilson and Scott been accounted for. – The Manor House School by Angela Brazil
  8. He sincerely hopes the problems surrounding Mr. ... – Unfolding Destiny by Shoghi Effendi
  9. How long can you hold your own in this miserable hovel with two of three hundred Britishers surrounding it? – The Minute Boys of York Town by James Otis
  10. Each of these species had its own separate apartment in the castle; and the ground surrounding it, within the great palisade, was divided into as many yards as there were doors; so that each kind of animal had its own proper enclosure. – Rollo in Paris by Jacob Abbott
  11. Leaving the hill after getting a good view of the surrounding sea and the island, the boys took a course which would lead them to the part of the reefs, which they had not before visited. – The Hilltop Boys on Lost Island by Cyril Burleigh
  12. Then away they ran up the path, and began beating about in the surrounding wood. – In the Wilds of Africa by W.H.G. Kingston
  13. And warm, also, all of the surrounding hills. – With the French in France and Salonika by Richard Harding Davis
  14. It looked like the father of the surrounding forest. – The-New-McGuffey-Fourth-Reader by McGuffey, William Holmes
  15. There was a slight ridge just there, so that the view was clear for some distance in either direction; Mateo's cabin was in plain sight, and the surrounding hills. – The Thunder Bird by B. M. Bower
  16. The time when a book appeared, its author, the surrounding circumstances that influenced him, are of less consequence than its bearing upon the spiritual education of mankind. – The Canon of the Bible by Samuel Davidson
  17. When, judging by the surrounding hills, they were half way across the inlet, Gray stooped low in the boat, struck a match, and looked at his watch. – The Captain of the Kansas by Louis Tracy
  18. It came at length, and at the first light his eyes swept the surface of the surrounding country. – Popular Adventure Tales by Mayne Reid
  19. She looked forward to each one, as to the discovery of a beautiful thing new to the world and to her; for though the spaces surrounding her were wide beyond thinking, they were not empty. – The Golden Silence by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson