EXCAVATION's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of excavation
Definition:
n. act of digging
Example:
There's an interesting excavation going on near Princeton.
Sentence in Classic:
The wayfarer bent over and examined a rather large circular excavation, resembling the hollow of a sphere, in the stone on the left, at the foot of the pier of the door.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo Context
We have just seen, in Book Fourth, one of the compartments of the upper mine, of the great political, revolutionary, and philosophical excavation.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo Context
Eight feet above the floor, a long and massive beam traversed this subterranean excavation from side to side; from this beam hung, at short distances apart, chains three feet long, and at the end of these chains there were rings for the neck.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo Context
At the end of fifteen months the level was finished, and the excavation completed beneath the gallery, and the two workmen could distinctly hear the measured tread of the sentinel as he paced to and fro over their heads.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas Context
Beneath the social construction, that complicated marvel of a structure, there are excavations of all sorts.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo Context
When this introductory ceremony was performed, Cedric arose, and, extending his hand to Richard, conducted him into a small and very rude chapel, which was excavated, as it were, out of one of the external buttresses.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott Context