OXEN's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of oxen
Definition:
n. domesticated bovine animals as a group regardless of sex or age
Example:
Look, what a team of oxen in the farm!
Sentence in Classic:
Lavrushka was saying something about loaded wagons, biscuits, and oxen he had seen when he had gone out for provisions.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
All the pens in the centre of the large area, and as many temporary pens as could be crowded into the vacant space, were filled with sheep; tied up to posts by the gutter side were long lines of beasts and oxen, three or four deep.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens Context
For Semiramis seeing that this king had elephants in great numbers, to dismay him by showing that she, too, was well supplied, caused the skins of many oxen and buffaloes to be sewn together in the shape of elephants and placed upon camels and sent to the front.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context
At last it was so big that it filled a cart, and two oxen could hardly draw it; and the gardener knew not what in the world to do with it, nor whether it would be a blessing or a curse to him.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm Context
I stored the boat with the carcases of a hundred oxen, and three hundred sheep, with bread and drink proportionable, and as much meat ready dressed as four hundred cooks could provide.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift Context
In one place cooks were toiling to roast huge oxen, and fat sheep; in another, hogsheads of ale were set abroach, to be drained at the freedom of all comers.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott Context
But no doubt the first man that ever murdered an ox was regarded as a murderer; perhaps he was hung; and if he had been put on his trial by oxen, he certainly would have been; and he certainly deserved it if any murderer does.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville Context
By the time they paid Krajiek for the land, and bought his horses and oxen and some old farm machinery, they had very little money left.
My Antonia By Willa Cather Context
Two head of oxen Acestes, the seed of Troy, gives to each of your ships by tale: invite to the feast your own ancestral gods of the household, and those whom our host Acestes worships.
The Aeneid By Virgil Context
One thing I was sorry for; when I bade him have the horns of the oxen gilded, he told me there would not be time, as it would require three days to do that; so you see we must do without this little superfluity.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas Context
I, however, succeeded in getting to the edge of the woods with little difficulty; but I had got a very few rods into the woods, when the oxen took fright, and started full tilt, carrying the cart against trees, and over stumps, in the most frightful manner.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass Context