SINEW's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of sinew
Definition:
n. tendon or tendon tissue; muscle; nerve
Example:
The athletes waited, with each sinew of theirs tensed.
Sentence in Classic:
But the substance and sinew of an army, and that part of it which ought constantly to be most considered, should always be the infantry.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context
The muscles stood up sharply under the network of sinews, covered with the delicate, mobile skin, soft as satin, and they were hard as bone.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
It was for this reason that Quintus Curtius declared money to be the sinews of war, a maxim every day cited and acted upon by princes less wise than they should be.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context
His brother Alcanor runs up and sustains with his right arm his sinking brother; through his arm the spear passes speeding straight on its message, and holds its bloody way, and the hand dangles by the sinews lifeless from the shoulder.
The Aeneid By Virgil Context
From such things as feet, knuckles, hide clippings, and sinews came such strange and unlikely products as gelatin, isinglass, and phosphorus, bone black, shoe blacking, and bone oil.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair Context
At length, the toughened sinews of the white man prevailed over the less practiced limbs of the native.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper Context
The sinews no longer hold the flesh and bones together; these perish in the fierceness of consuming fire as soon as life has left the body, and the soul flits away as though it were a dream.
The Odyssey By Homer Context
Sublime is the dominion of the mind over the body, that, for a time, can make flesh and nerve impregnable, and string the sinews like steel, so that the weak become so mighty.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe Context