THIS page provides hundreds of example sentences taken from English literature, illustrating the use of various words.

‘Day’ as a noun

Below are some examples of sentences from classic literature using the word ‘Day’ as a noun.

1

The next day produced little or no alteration in the state of the patient.

From ‘Sense and Sensibility’, by Jane Austen.

2

Her dull, cowed, and listless manner for days seemed to substantiate all this.

From ‘Jude the Obscure’, by Thomas Hardy.

3

“I should be none the worse for a quiet, peaceful day in the country.”

From ‘The Return of Sherlock Holmes’, by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

4

He would not be denied the satisfaction of sending them his newspaper every day.

From ‘Sense and Sensibility’, by Jane Austen.

5

“I know nothing of days of the week; I know nothing of weeks of the year.”

From ‘Great Expectations’, by Charles Dickens.

6

Within a few days from the receipt of Edmund’s letter, Fanny had one from her aunt.

From ‘Mansfield Park’, by Jane Austen.

7

“There was hardly a day in which I did not catch a glimpse of one or other of you.”

From ‘Sense and Sensibility’, by Jane Austen.

8

The village head-man told Mowgli that he would have to go out with the buffaloes next day, and herd them while they grazed.

From ‘The Jungle Book’, by Rudyard Kipling.

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“Mrs Phillips was always glad to see her nieces.”

From ‘Pride and Prejudice’, by Jane Austen.

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