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 Meanings and Examples of SEWER
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sewer
 n.  waste pipe that carries away sewage or surface water
Classic Sentence: (91 in 7 pages)
1  For his lair he had the sewer of the Arche-Marion.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER III—BABET, GUEULEMER, CLAQUESOUS, AND MONTPARNASS...
2  So that we may say that Paris's great prodigality, its wonderful festival, its Beaujon folly, its orgy, its stream of gold from full hands, its pomp, its luxury, its magnificence, is its sewer system.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER I—THE LAND IMPOVERISHED BY THE SEA
3  When the Campagna of Rome was ruined by the Roman sewer, Rome exhausted Italy, and when she had put Italy in her sewer, she poured in Sicily, then Sardinia, then Africa.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER I—THE LAND IMPOVERISHED BY THE SEA
4  The sewer of Rome has engulfed the world.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER I—THE LAND IMPOVERISHED BY THE SEA
5  Eternal city, unfathomable sewer.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER I—THE LAND IMPOVERISHED BY THE SEA
6  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
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER II—ANCIENT HISTORY OF THE SEWER
7  The sewer of Paris has been an ancient and formidable thing.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER II—ANCIENT HISTORY OF THE SEWER
8  A hundred years ago, the nocturnal blow of the dagger emerged thence, the pickpocket in danger slipped thither; the forest had its cave, Paris had its sewer.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER II—ANCIENT HISTORY OF THE SEWER
9  Vagrancy, that Gallic picareria, accepted the sewer as the adjunct of the Cour des Miracles, and at evening, it returned thither, fierce and sly, through the Maubuee outlet, as into a bed-chamber.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER II—ANCIENT HISTORY OF THE SEWER
10  The sewer in ancient Paris is the rendezvous of all exhaustions and of all attempts.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER II—ANCIENT HISTORY OF THE SEWER
11  The sewer is the conscience of the city.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER II—ANCIENT HISTORY OF THE SEWER
12  We have just said that history passes through the sewer.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER II—ANCIENT HISTORY OF THE SEWER
13  The sewer of Paris in the Middle Ages was legendary.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER III—BRUNESEAU
14  The sewer, for example, was refractory to every itinerary.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER III—BRUNESEAU
15  Sometimes the Paris sewer took a notion to overflow, as though this misunderstood Nile were suddenly seized with a fit of rage.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER III—BRUNESEAU
Example Sentence:
1  A sewer is an artificial pipe or system used to remove human liquid waste and to provide drainage.
2  So today, we dumped another 70 million tons of global-warming pollution into the thin shell of atmosphere surrounding our planet, as if it were an open sewer.
3  The left fielder tried to retrieve the ball, but it flew over the fence, bounced off a wall, and fell into the sewer: it was irretrievable.
4  A complicated system of sewers runs under the city.