SHELTER's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of shelter
Definition:
n. structure that provides privacy and protection from danger
Example:
I undressed hastily, and sought shelter from cold and darkness in my crib.
Sentence in Classic:
Two boys were standing in the shelter of a doorway, smoking, and before he reached them he had recognised Heron by his voice.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
In her home anyway she had shelter and food; she had those whom she had known all her life about her.
Dubliners By James Joyce Context
With bated breath and crouching figures they stumbled across it, and gained the shelter of the hedge, which they skirted until they came to the gap which opened into the cornfields.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
Let us thrust this creature back into its den, and we can then remove Miss Stoner to some place of shelter and let the county police know what has happened.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
However, one by one they straggled in at last and took shelter under the tent, cold, scared, and streaming with water; but to have company in misery seemed something to be grateful for.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain Context
The wind seemed as though lying in wait for her; with gleeful whistle it tried to snatch her up and bear her off, but she clung to the cold door post, and holding her skirt got down onto the platform and under the shelter of the carriages.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
In one company dinner was ready, and the soldiers were gazing eagerly at the steaming boiler, waiting till the sample, which a quartermaster sergeant was carrying in a wooden bowl to an officer who sat on a log before his shelter, had been tasted.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The rain was descending in torrents, and Rostov, with a young officer named Ilyin, his protege, was sitting in a hastily constructed shelter.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
A third section scattered through the village arranging quarters for the staff officers, carrying out the French corpses that were in the huts, and dragging away boards, dry wood, and thatch from the roofs, for the campfires, or wattle fences to serve for shelter.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy Context
An elderly gentleman of the amiable military type rushes into shelter, and closes a dripping umbrella.
Pygmalion By George Bernard Shaw Context
Change is not; nor the mutable and lovable; nor greetings nor partings; nor furtive findings and feelings, where hand seeks hand and eye seeks shelter from the eye.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf Context