Usage examples for suspended

  1. It is certain that when the electric current is interrupted, the power of the divining rod is suspended. – Modern Magic by Maximilian Schele de Vere
  2. With a careless nod intended to comprehend every one in the room, and as though he perceived nothing extraordinary in the manner of his reception, he crossed the room to a man who had suspended his game of cards to stare at him. – The Light That Lures by Percy Brebner
  3. Then it became a thing suspended in air. – The Best Short Stories of 1921 and the Yearbook of the American Short Story by Various
  4. We seemed suspended in a hollow globe. – The River and I by John G. Neihardt
  5. The first realization was that he was hanging suspended in mid- air and slowly swaying this way and that. – Dave Dawson at Casablanca by Robert Sydney Bowen
  6. The suspended priest felt the terms for the true Catholic. – The Higher Court by Mary Stewart Daggett
  7. It had risen to a hoarse note where it hung suspended- anyone now would know that they were sisters. – Joanna Godden by Sheila Kaye-Smith
  8. Three large leather curtains suspended to the roof, one at each side and the third behind, were rolled up or lowered at the pleasure of the passengers. – Stage-coach and Tavern Days by Alice Morse Earle
  9. Then she opened a gold vanity box suspended from her wrist by a chain, and looked at herself in the small mirror it contained. – The Guests Of Hercules by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
  10. His arrest was suspended by the telegram from division headquarters. – Marion's Faith. by Charles King
  11. But even with only twenty thousand francs left out of three hundred thousand, he held closely to the belief that natural laws would in his case somehow be suspended. – The Old Wives' Tale by Arnold Bennett
  12. The amazing presence of Geraldine suspended this occupation. – The Pillars of the House, V1 by Charlotte M. Yonge
  13. Let the execution of the sentence be suspended, said he; let this young man be conducted back to prison. – Eastern Tales by Many Story Tellers by Various
  14. He turned away into another room, leaving the matter of Aunt Clara suspended in the air. – The House of Toys by Henry Russell Miller
  15. It was as though breathing had not alone stopped, but all living animation had for the second been suspended. – The Portal of Dreams by Charles Neville Buck
  16. His Highness was seated in an open carriage, with Trina Wehlers, the baker's daughter, by his side; and Sidonia, who recognised her enemy, instantly entreated Johann to revenge her on the girl if possible; but, as he hesitated, the old gipsy mother stepped forward and whispered Sidonia, " that she would help her to a revenge, if she but gave her that little golden smelling- bottle which she wore suspended by a gold chain on her neck." – Sidonia The Sorceress V1 by William Mienhold
  17. Dusty Star expected to see the fox instantly turn tail, and was surprised to see that it stood its ground, though it held one paw suspended, as if for immediate escape. – Dusty Star by Olaf Baker