SULPHUR in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of SULPHUR
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sulphur
 n.  nonmetallic element occurring naturally in large quantities
Classic Sentence:
1  It steams and glitters blue with sulphur.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXI
2  But even on windless days the air always smelt of something under-earth: sulphur, iron, coal, or acid.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 2
3  When the rock and refuse of the underworld had burned and given off its sulphur, it turned bright pink, shrimp-coloured on dry days, darker, crab-coloured on wet.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 5
4  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
Get Context   In VIII
5  Yet the sulphur hung in my mind, and set up a train of thinking.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In VIII
6  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
Get Context   In BOOK XXII
7  But the corpses are now all piled up in the gatehouse that is in the outer court, and Ulysses has lit a great fire to purify the house with sulphur.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK XXIII
8  Even old Dr. 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
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII
9  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
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER IV—THE TWO DUTIES: TO WATCH AND TO HOPE
10  And when the wind was that way, which was often, the house was full of the stench of this sulphurous combustion of the earth's excrement.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 2
11  The hard air was still sulphurous, but they were both used to it.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 5
12  But the sulphurous brimstone which burns in hell is a substance which is specially designed to burn for ever and for ever with unspeakable fury.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
Get Context   In Chapter 3
13  The air was oppressive; it seemed as if there was some sulphurous fume, which at times made me dizzy.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVII
Example Sentence:
1  The US and Europe are both moving to low sulphur fuels for emissions reasons, but it is a beneficial ingredient for the engine.
2  They fell a strong odor of sulphur emanate from the spring.