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 Meanings and Examples of KNAPSACK
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knapsack
 n.  bag carried by a strap on back or shoulder
Classic Sentence: (29 in 2 pages)
1  Candide, walking always over palpitating limbs or across ruins, arrived at last beyond the seat of war, with a few provisions in his knapsack, and Miss Cunegonde always in his heart.
Candide By Voltaire
Get Context   In III
2  The man dropped his head, picked up the knapsack which he had deposited on the ground, and took his departure.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER I—THE EVENING OF A DAY OF WALKING
3  They examined him for some time while he was taking off his knapsack.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER I—THE EVENING OF A DAY OF WALKING
4  The man took his stick and his knapsack and departed.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER I—THE EVENING OF A DAY OF WALKING
5  Then, as the knapsack on his back was in his way, and as it furnished, moreover, a pillow ready to his hand, he set about unbuckling one of the straps.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER I—THE EVENING OF A DAY OF WALKING
6  He had his knapsack on his shoulders, his cudgel in his hand, a rough, audacious, weary, and violent expression in his eyes.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER III—THE HEROISM OF PASSIVE OBEDIENCE.
7  As he spoke, he deposited his knapsack and his cudgel in a corner, replaced his passport in his pocket, and seated himself.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER III—THE HEROISM OF PASSIVE OBEDIENCE.
8  , just at nightfall, on a December evening, knapsack on back and thorn club in hand, a large fire had broken out in the town-hall.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER I—THE HISTORY OF A PROGRESS IN BLACK GLASS TRINKE...
9  As the knapsack was consumed, together with the hideous rags which it contained, it revealed something which sparkled in the ashes.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER III—A TEMPEST IN A SKULL
10  A Cossack who accompanied him had handed him a knapsack and a flask, and Nesvitski was treating some officers to pies and real doppelkummel.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VI
11  He called the Cossack with his horse, told him to put away the knapsack and flask, and swung his heavy person easily into the saddle.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VI
12  You'd look fine, said a corporal, chaffing a thin little soldier who bent under the weight of his knapsack.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VII
13  The man was wearing a bluish coat of broadcloth, he had no knapsack or cap, his head was bandaged, and over his shoulder a French munition pouch was slung.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XX
14  "Right enough, friend," said he, and, having sat down, took out of his knapsack a scrap of blue French cloth, and wrapped it round his foot.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 15: CHAPTER VIII
15  He began to stow various articles snugly into his knapsack.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 1
Example Sentence:
1  But this new addition converts from a shoulder bag or hand bag to a knapsack as your mood suits.