MOOR's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of moor
Definition:
n. dark-colored person generally; broad area of open land, often high but poorly drained
Example:
I think running water is much more attractive in moor and mountain country than in the fat and sluggish South.
Sentence in Classic:
Here, at one side of this wilderness, is Holdernesse Hall, ten miles by road, but only six across the moor.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
When she spoke it sounded just like the noise of frogs, or as if one walked with great boots over a moor; always the same tone, so uniform and so tiring that little Tuk fell into a good sound sleep, which, by the bye, could not do him any harm.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen Context
So intolerable indeed is it regarded by some, that no cupidity could persuade them to moor alongside of it.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville Context
The time seems near, if it has not actually arrived, when the chastened sublimity of a moor, a sea, or a mountain will be all of nature that is absolutely in keeping with the moods of the more thinking among mankind.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy Context
I assure you that there is a reign of terror in the district, and that it is a hardy man who will cross the moor at night.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By A. Conan Doyle Context
Mary felt as if the drive would never come to an end and that the wide, bleak moor was a wide expanse of black ocean through which she was passing on a strip of dry land.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett Context
My landlord halloed for me to stop ere I reached the bottom of the garden, and offered to accompany me across the moor.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte Context