Usage examples for uncover

  1. Why should you, inert, uncover your backs? – A Maid at King Alfred’s Court by Lucy Foster Madison
  2. If you can uncover them in time, you may be able to save your father's career," he said, in a voice that matched Senesin's. – The Unnecessary Man by Gordon Randall Garrett
  3. Such a course could not be anticipated as that the French army would uncover Paris and march along the Belgian frontier to Metz. – The Franco-German War of 1870-71 by Count Helmuth, von Moltke
  4. Anywhere you can kick the soil and uncover a fortune. – The Mystery of The Barranca by Herman Whitaker
  5. " I speak of this, not because of any desire to exalt an abstract political principle which has always been held very dear by those who have sought to build up liberty in America, but for the same reason that I have spoken of the other conditions of peace which seem to me clearly indispensable,- because I wish frankly to uncover realities. – My Three Years in America by Johann Heinrich Andreas Hermann Albrecht Graf von Bernstorff
  6. " I wish someone could uncover damaging evidence against Harvey Maxwell," she declared. – Behind the Green Door by Mildred A. Wirt
  7. When the danger of frost is over in the spring, they uncover it, and begin its culture. – Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson
  8. And we are as likely now to uncover a war party as a herd of antelope. – The Mountain Divide by Frank H. Spearman
  9. They looked where Meg said she put the box and they looked where she was sure it couldn't be, but all that happened was that they got very warm and tired indeed and not one sign of the lunch did they uncover. – Four Little Blossoms at Brookside Farm by Mabel C. Hawley
  10. It was left for the author of 'Yang Kee' to uncover the ludicrous character of militarism- he has virtually committed your nation to it. – Captain Jinks, Hero by Ernest Crosby
  11. We could not uncover them before you came. – The Seaboard Parish, Complete by George MacDonald
  12. No woman should ever uncover her neck to any man but her husband! – Colonel Carter's Christmas and The Romance of an Old-Fashioned Gentleman by F. Hopkinson Smith
  13. Here, also, enclosed in a cabinet, was a very awful mask taken from Cromwell's face after death, which Lady Frankland used to uncover with great solemnity. – Story of My Life, volumes 1-3 by Augustus J. C. Hare
  14. If, when nearly done, the cereal is too moist, uncover the vessel and cook until the excess of water is evaporated. – School and Home Cooking by Carlotta C. Greer