LANTERN in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of LANTERN
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lantern
 n.  light in a transparent protective case
Classic Sentence: (175 in 12 pages)
1  At one end of the big barn, on a sort of raised platform, Major was already ensconced on his bed of straw, under a lantern which hung from a beam.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter I
2  Squealer, temporarily stunned, was sprawling beside it, and near at hand there lay a lantern, a paint-brush, and an overturned pot of white paint.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter VIII
3  Ah mun ta'e th lantern, he said.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 10
4  It was quite dark when he had shut the door, so he made a small light in the lantern, as before.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 12
5  He rose, and turned up the lantern, then began to pull on his clothes, quickly disappearing inside them.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 12
6  Now listen, you young limb,' whispered Sikes, drawing a dark lantern from his pocket, and throwing the glare full on Oliver's face; 'I'm a going to put you through there.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXII
7  'Take this lantern,' said Sikes, looking into the room.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXII
8  Scared by the sudden breaking of the dead stillness of the place, and by a loud cry which followed it, Oliver let his lantern fall, and knew not whether to advance or fly.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXII
9  The sickly rays of the suspended lantern falling directly upon them, aggravated the paleness and anxiety of their countenances: which, encircled by the deepest gloom and darkness, looked ghastly in the extreme.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVIII
10  'Look down,' said Monks, lowering the lantern into the gulf.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVIII
11  He lighted his lantern from that which Monks had detached from the rope, and now carried in his hand; and making no effort to prolong the discourse, descended in silence, followed by his wife.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVIII
12  'It'll strike the hour in another quarter,' said the man: raising his lantern to her face.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIX
13  Without it, there was the dome without the lantern; with it the architectural demands of the mass were satisfied.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 2 Humanity Appears upon the Scene, Hand in Hand with Trouble
14  The reddleman followed with the lantern, and, stepping up first, assisted Mrs. Yeobright to mount beside him.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 4 The Halt on the Turnpike Road
15  She was asleep, and the light of the lantern fell upon her features.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 4 The Halt on the Turnpike Road
Example Sentence:
1  We laid low and kept still, and never shoved out till nearly ten o'clock; then we slid by, pretty wide away from the town, and didn't hoist our lantern till we was clear out of sight of it.
2  We slid by, pretty wide away from the town, and didn't hoist our lantern till we was clear out of sight of it.
3  I can now conjecture readily that this streak of light was, in all likelihood, a gleam from a lantern carried by someone across the lawn.
4  During breakfast the talk went on, and in the course of it the old man said that the last thing which he and his sons had done, before going to bed, was to get a lantern and examine the stile and its vicinity for marks of blood.
5  The marble basin was removed; in its place, stood a deal table and a kitchen chair: these objects were visible by a very dim light proceeding from a horn lantern, the wax candles being all extinguished.
6  They throw their shadows before them who carry their lantern on their back.
7  Flames danced in the gas lantern.
8  To make a Halloween lantern, you first have to gouge out the inside of the pumpkin.
9  Shoppers are buying red lanterns, scrolls with poetic couplets, paper cuttings and plush snake toys to express their best wishes for the Lunar New Year and decorate their homes.
10  Here's what's happening elsewhere in the GTA: The second annual lights-out party at the Kew Gardens bandstand, bring candles and lanterns.