SULPHUR's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of sulphur
Definition:
n. nonmetallic element occurring naturally in large quantities
Example:
The US and Europe are both moving to low sulphur fuels for emissions reasons, but it is a beneficial ingredient for the engine.
Sentence in Classic:
When the flame of the sulphur splinters kindled by the tinder burned up, first blue and then red, Shcherbinin lit the tallow candle, from the candlestick of which the cockroaches that had been gnawing it were running away, and looked at the messenger.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Fontaine admitted that he was puzzled, after his tonic of sulphur, molasses and herbs failed to perk her up.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
The globe does not perish, because it has these wounds, craters, eruptions, sulphur pits, here and there, nor because of a volcano which ejects its pus.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo Context
We watch it slide over the palace roof, leaving the mark of its pathway, and bury its brilliance in the wood of Ida; the long drawn track shines, and the region all about fumes with sulphur.
The Aeneid By Virgil Context
Her eyes and hair were of the same rich hazel colour, and her cheeks, though considerably freckled, were flushed with the exquisite bloom of the brunette, the dainty pink which lurks at the heart of the sulphur rose.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By A. Conan Doyle Context
She brought the fire and sulphur, as he had bidden her, and Ulysses thoroughly purified the cloisters and both the inner and outer courts.
The Odyssey By Homer Context
This appeared to be devoted to minerals, and the sight of a block of sulphur set my mind running on gunpowder.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells Context
Sulphur is of an oily and fiery nature; in combination with salt by its fiery nature it arouses a desire in the latter by means of which it attracts mercury, seizes it, holds it, and in combination produces other bodies.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
If there had not been a war, there would have been a week of visiting about the County, with balls and barbecues in honor of the two newly married couples before they set off to Saratoga or White Sulphur for wedding trips.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context