ALONE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of ALONE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
alone
 a.  having no one else present
 ad.  as the only one or ones
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  He hung back, and she came out alone and paused within a few yards of him.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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2  A moment later he heard the jingle of departing sleigh bells and discerned a figure advancing alone toward the empty expanse of snow before the church.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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3  Even a few minutes earlier, when they had stood alone outside the house, he would not have dared to think of kissing her.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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4  His wife died of the disclosure, and Mattie, at twenty, was left alone to make her way on the fifty dollars obtained from the sale of her piano.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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5  But the old horse was there alone, mumbling his crib with toothless jaws, and Ethan whistled cheerfully while he bedded down the grays and shook an extra measure of oats into their mangers.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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6  Startled at finding it locked he rattled the handle violently; then he reflected that Mattie was alone and that it was natural she should barricade herself at nightfall.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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7  Ethan, consumed with the longing for a last moment alone with Mattie, hung about impatiently while Denis made an ineffectual search in the obscurer corners of the store.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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8  Mattie was there alone, as he had pictured her.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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9  Despair seized him at the thought of her setting out alone to renew the weary quest for work.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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10  And the alternative was to let Mattie go forth alone, with far less hope of ultimate provision.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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11  But Mrs. Hale had said, "You've had an awful mean time, Ethan Frome," and he felt less alone with his misery.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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12  Ethan, looking slowly about the kitchen, said to himself with a shudder that in a few hours he would be returning to it alone.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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13  The clumps of trees in the snow seemed to draw together in ruffled lumps, like birds with their heads under their wings; and the sky, as it paled, rose higher, leaving the earth more alone.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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14  Old Mrs. Varnum, by this time, had gone up to bed, and her daughter and I were sitting alone, after supper, in the austere seclusion of the horse-hair parlour.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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15  Not content with Stuart alone, she had set her cap for Brent as well, and with a thoroughness that overwhelmed the two of them.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
Example Sentence: (111 in 8 pages)
16  He alone is poor who does not possess knowledge.
17  Man alone is born crying, lives complaining, and dies disappointed.
18  Everything that lives, lives not alone, nor for itself.
19  Read not books alone, but men.
20  Better be alone than in bad company.
21  An evil chance seldom comes alone.
22  She's struggling to bring up a family alone.
23  She stood alone on stage in the spotlight.
24  Laugh, and the world laughs with you; weep, and you weep alone.
25  The future of society is in the hands of mothers; if the world was lost through woman she alone can save it.
26  He likes being alone in the house.
27  In some cities you don't feel safe going out alone at night.
28  She viewed the prospect of a week alone in the house without much enthusiasm.
29  If you want to go fast, go alone.
30  The child was found wandering the streets alone.