THIS page provides hundreds of example sentences
taken from English literature, illustrating the use of various words.
as a verb
Below are some examples of sentences from classic literature
using the word ‘Sail’ as a
“He was the bloodthirstiest buccaneer that sailed.”
From ‘Treasure Island’, by Robert Louis Stevenson.
“So far as I could learn he had sailed in no [other] [ship].”
From ‘The Return of Sherlock Holmes’, by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.