BLUE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of BLUE
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blue
 a.  of the color whose hue is that of the clear sky
 n.  the sky as viewed during daylight
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  The sunrise burned red in a pure sky, the shadows on the rim of the wood-lot were darkly blue, and beyond the white and scintillating fields patches of far-off forest hung like smoke.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In III
2  Here and there a star pricked through, showing behind it a deep well of blue.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In IV
3  Slowly the rim of the rainy vapours caught fire and burnt away, and a pure moon swung into the blue.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In VIII
4  The lane passed into a pine-wood with boles reddening in the afternoon sun and delicate blue shadows on the snow.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In IX
5  An hour later when the conversation began to lag, Gerald, with a guile that belied the wide innocence of his bright blue eyes, proposed a game.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
6  Gerald's sharp blue eyes noticed how efficiently his neighbors' houses were run and with what ease the smooth-haired wives in rustling skirts managed their servants.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
7  The day was warm for April and the golden sunlight streamed brilliantly into Scarlett's room through the blue curtains of the wide windows.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
8  And everywhere amid the greenery, on flags and bunting, blazed the bright stars of the Confederacy on their background of red and blue.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
9  From it she took a pack of letters tied together with a blue ribbon, addressed in Ashley's hand to Melanie.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
10  About the blue cloth, when it comes to a choice between having holes in your britches or patching them with pieces of a captured Yankee uniform--well, there just isn't any choice.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
11  He had so many hats, wide Panamas for summer, tall beavers for formal occasions, hunting hats, slouch hats of tan and black and blue.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
12  Rhett Butler had brought her a yellow shawl from Havana several months before, a shawl gaudily embroidered with birds and flowers in magenta and blue.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
13  On came the blue lines, relentlessly, like a monster serpent, coiling, striking venomously, drawing its injured lengths back, but always striking again.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
14  He assaulted the Yankees fiercely at Peachtree Creek, hurling his men from their rifle pits against the blue lines where Sherman's men outnumbered him more than two to one.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
15  No one knew anything except that thousands of soldiers, gray and blue, were somewhere between Atlanta and Jonesboro.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XX
Example Sentence: (106 in 8 pages)
16  A single pale blue flower grows up from each joint on a long stalk.
17  The night deep dark blue eyes.
18  If you mix blue and yellow, you get green.
19  The sky was blue and clean.
20  A blue vein throbbed in his forehead.
21  She emerged from the sea, blue with cold.
22  She piped the skirt with blue silk.
23  Her hands were blue with cold.
24  The mountain's snow-white peak was incandescent against the blue sky.
25  There was mockery now in those piercing blue eyes.
26  I feel blue on rainy days.
27  I swapped my red scarf for her blue one.
28  Life frustration, is the rainbow after the storm; life is suffering, there is sunshine after rain the sky looks blue.
29  The news of his death was a bolt from the blue.
30  The stern was embellished with carvings in red and blue.