LEDGE's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of ledge
Definition:
n. projecting ridge on a mountain or submerged under water
n. horizontal projection forming a narrow shelf on a wall; cut or projection forming a shelf on a cliff or rock wall
Example:
They had not gone far before they saw the Mock Turtle in the distance, sitting sad and lonely on a little ledge of rock.
The last time the two men saw each other was on March 11, 2005. Berthia, then 22, went to the bridge planning to kill himself. He changed his mind after Briggs spent over an hour gently coaxing him off a ledge.
Sentence in Classic:
He lay back and, tearing open the packet, placed the last cigarette on the window ledge and began to write out the stanzas of the villanelle in small neat letters on the rough cardboard surface.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
On the ledge of rock above this strange couple there stood three solemn buzzards, who, at the sight of the new comers uttered raucous screams of disappointment and flapped sullenly away.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
But I struggled upward, and at last I reached a ledge several feet deep and covered with soft green moss, where I could lie unseen, in the most perfect comfort.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
They had not gone far before they saw the Mock Turtle in the distance, sitting sad and lonely on a little ledge of rock, and, as they came nearer, Alice could hear him sighing as if his heart would break.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland By Lewis Carroll Context
Suddenly Dolokhov made a backward movement with his spine, and his arm trembled nervously; this was sufficient to cause his whole body to slip as he sat on the sloping ledge.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
He knocked the ashes out of his pipe, and put it on a ledge in the back of his chair, expressly made for its reception.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
I went whilst my courage was fresh straight to the window on the south side, and at once got outside on the narrow ledge of stone which runs around the building on this side.
Dracula By Bram Stoker Context
He went over to the window, sat down on the ledge beside it, held firmly on to the handle and looked down onto the square outside.
The Trial By Franz Kafka Context
Then all in one welded commotion came an invisible push from astern, while forward the boat seemed striking on a ledge; the sail collapsed and exploded; a gush of scalding vapour shot up near by; something rolled and tumbled like an earthquake beneath us.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville Context
On a ledge in the fuelhouse stood three tall rushlights and by the light of them seven or eight lads were marching about, haranguing, and confusing each other, in endeavours to perfect themselves in the play.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy Context
The ship lay haply moored to a high ledge of rock, with ladders run out and gangway ready, wherein king Osinius sailed from the coasts of Clusium.
The Aeneid By Virgil Context