HARBOUR in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of HARBOUR
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harbour
 n.  sheltered part of a body of water deep enough to provide anchorage for ships; place of shelter; refuge
Classic Sentence: (48 in 4 pages)
1  A tiny light twinkled at the pierhead where the ship was entering: and he saw a multitude of people gathered by the waters' edge to see the ship that was entering their harbour.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
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2  This, it seemed, was the only love and that the only hate his soul would harbour.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
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3  The little river, the Esk, runs through a deep valley, which broadens out as it comes near the harbour.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
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4  It descends so steeply over the harbour that part of the bank has fallen away, and some of the graves have been destroyed.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
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5  Between the two piers there is a narrow opening into the harbour, which then suddenly widens.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
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6  Outside the harbour on this side there rises for about half a mile a great reef, the sharp edge of which runs straight out from behind the south lighthouse.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
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7  The rays of the searchlight were kept fixed on the harbour mouth across the East Pier, where the shock was expected, and men waited breathless.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
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8  Thus the coastguard on duty on the eastern side of the harbour, who at once ran down to the little pier, was the first to climb on board.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
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9  The men working the searchlight, after scouring the entrance of the harbour without seeing anything, then turned the light on the derelict and kept it there.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
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10  I shall send, in time for your next issue, further details of the derelict ship which found her way so miraculously into harbour in the storm.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
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11  The Russian consul, too, acting for the charter-party, took formal possession of the ship, and paid all harbour dues, etc.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
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12  Early in the morning we both got up and went down to the harbour to see if anything had happened in the night.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
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13  Every boat in the harbour seemed to be there, and the coffin was carried by captains all the way from Tate Hill Pier up to the churchyard.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
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14  Once or twice it came quite close, but was, I suppose, frightened at seeing me, and flitted away across the harbour towards the abbey.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
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15  They were more than kind and courteous, and took us at once on board the Czarina Catherine, which lay at anchor out in the river harbour.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
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Example Sentence: (16 in 2 pages)
1  The Statue of Liberty towers above the harbour of New York.
2  We are expected to make harbour tonight.
3  From his position on the cliff top, he had a good view of the harbour.
4  The town has a small natural harbour.
5  Cherbourg had a splendid harbour enclosed by a long sea wall.
6  The harbour is four fathoms deep.
7  Several boats lay at anchor in the harbour.
8  They lay at anchor outside the harbour.
9  Our hotel room overlooked a pretty little fishing harbour.
10  It was a pretty town with a picturesque harbour and well-preserved buildings.
11  I have a rendezvous with Peter at a restaurant on the harbour.
12  She led us to a room with a balcony overlooking the harbour.
13  The sky was turning rosy over the harbour.
14  This is the famous Sydney Opera House at night - picture taken from a water taxi in the harbour.
15  A little body often harbours a great soul.