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

‘Round’

Below are some examples of sentences from classic literature using the word ‘Round’.

1

She then yawned again, threw aside her book, and cast her eyes round the room in quest for some amusement.

From ‘Pride and Prejudice’, by Jane Austen.

2

You won’t make a factory look like a house, though you decorate its front and plant rose-bushes all round it.

From ‘Greenmantle’, by John Buchan.

3

I know a place round the corner here, where you can get a drop of the finest Scotch whisky you ever tasted.

From ‘Three men in a Boat’, by Jerome K. Jerome.

4

The sound of the lapping water round the boat, and the wind among the branches, kept me restless and disturbed.

From ‘Three men in a Boat’, by Jerome K. Jerome.

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Immense

“He left me in an immense room with a fireplace at each end.”

From ‘Jane Eyre’, by Charlotte Brontë.

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