SEWER's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of sewer
Definition:
n. waste pipe that carries away sewage or surface water; someone who sews
Example:
A sewer is an artificial pipe or system used to remove human liquid waste and to provide drainage.
Sentence in Classic:
All the filth of the world, all the offal and scum of the world, we are told, shall run there as to a vast reeking sewer when the terrible conflagration of the last day has purged the world.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
While the Saxon was plunged in these painful reflections, the door of their prison opened, and gave entrance to a sewer, holding his white rod of office.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott Context
The great river which covered the boulevards divided in a twinkling, overflowed to right and left, and spread in torrents over two hundred streets at once with the roar of a sewer that has broken loose.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo Context
On the right bank, the belt sewer will form the trunk of this branch, the secondary ducts will form the branches, and those without exit the twigs.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo Context
It is the very substance of the people that is carried off, here drop by drop, there wave after wave, the wretched outpour of our sewers into the rivers, and the gigantic collection of our rivers into the ocean.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo Context
Our friend had caught now and then a whiff from the sewers over which he lived, but this was the first time that he had ever been splashed by their filth.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair Context