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


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


“There is a horse for sale at Scrubbs’s, which it would be a sin and a crime to lose.”

From ‘Nicholas Nickleby’, by Charles Dickens.

Picture: These six steam locomotives were special guests of the Threkeld Quarry and Mining Museum, near Keswick in Cumbria, for its steam gala in 2015. © Chris Allen, Geograph. Licence: CC BY-SA 2.0. By Peter Trimming, Geograph. Licence: CC-BY-SA 2.0.
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‘Young man,’ he said, ‘I should like to remind you that we are here, as it were, under a flag of truce. To pull a gun on us and keep us holding our hands up this way is raw work.’

From ‘The Little Nugget’, by P.G. Wodehouse.

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