1 It is the drifting icebergs setting with any current anywhere, that wreck the ships.
2 She had suffered the wreck of her whole life upon the rock.
3 He has taken to his bed, and Dr. Willows says that he is a wreck and that his nervous system is shattered.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan DoyleContext Highlight In IV. THE BOSCOMBE VALLEY MYSTERY
4 I can see him now, with yellow, pasty face, drooping lids, and pin-point pupils, all huddled in a chair, the wreck and ruin of a noble man.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan DoyleContext Highlight In VI. THE MAN WITH THE TWISTED LIP
5 Imagine, then, my feelings when in the seaman who came to us I recognised instantly the man who had been picked off the wreck.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan DoyleContext Highlight In V. The Adventure of The "Gloria Scott"
6 What brought all his wicked scheme to wreck was your discovery of this man Heidegger's dead body.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan DoyleContext Highlight In V. THE ADVENTURE OF THE PRIORY SCHOOL
7 Holmes examined both it and the indescribable wreck which it had wrought.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan DoyleContext Highlight In XII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE ABBEY GRANGE
8 He must have been a noble creature in his better days, being even now in wreck so attractive and amiable.
9 The interior was unprosperous and bare; the only car visible was the dust-covered wreck of a Ford which crouched in a dim corner.
10 Then, very gradually, part by part, a pale dangling individual stepped out of the wreck, pawing tentatively at the ground with a large uncertain dancing shoe.
11 Leave this wreck and ruin here where it hath happened.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel HawthorneContext Highlight In XVII. THE PASTOR AND HIS PARISHIONER
12 The wreck, even to my unpractised eye, was breaking up.
13 And now he made for the wreck, rising with the hills, falling with the valleys, lost beneath the rugged foam, borne in towards the shore, borne on towards the ship, striving hard and valiantly.
14 He was so brimful of exultation that he could hardly hold himself when the old lady came back and stood above the wreck discharging lightnings of wrath from over her spectacles.
15 The lightning showed us the wreck again just in time, and we fetched the stabboard derrick, and made fast there.