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Sample sentences for the GRE study word quay

quay can be used as a noun

1."In the confusion on the quay I slipped away. - from The Secret Adversary by Agatha Christie
2.Dorian Gray hurried along the quay through the drizzling rain. - from The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
3.A., who stood on Arran quay outside Mrs M. - from Ulysses by James Joyce
4.The horse was whipped up and the cab rattled off along the quay amid a chorus of laughter and adieus. - from Dubliners by James Joyce
5.He pointed down the snow-covered quay from where the sound of shrill prolonged whistling was borne in. - from Dubliners by James Joyce
6.He continued to advance along the quay on the shore. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
7.On reaching the quay where they were to embark on the Carnatic, he was not astonished to find Fix walking up and down. - from Around the World in 80 Days by Jules Verne
8.The Carnatic anchored at the quay near the custom-house, in the midst of a crowd of ships bearing the flags of all nations. - from Around the World in 80 Days by Jules Verne
9.People, perhaps, were standing in the snow on the quay outside, gazing up at the lighted windows and listening to the waltz music. - from Dubliners by James Joyce
10.They quitted the quays and entered the streets. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
11.As he crossed Grattan Bridge he looked down the river towards the lower quays and pitied the poor stunted houses. - from Dubliners by James Joyce
12.The steamer entered the road formed by the islands in the bay, and at half-past four she hauled up at the quays of Bombay. - from Around the World in 80 Days by Jules Verne
13."I'll put one to that," cried the old mahogany-faced seaman--Morgan by name--whom I had seen in Long John's public-house upon the quays of Bristol. - from Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson
14.Thither we had now to walk, and our way, to my great delight, lay along the quays and beside the great multitude of ships of all sizes and rigs and nations. - from Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson
15.Look at all the factories down by the quays there, idle Look at all the money there is in the country if we only worked the old industries, the mills, the ship-building yards and factories. - from Dubliners by James Joyce
16.It was noon when we reached the quays and, as all the labourers seemed to be eating their lunches, we bought two big currant buns and sat down to eat them on some metal piping beside the river. - from Dubliners by James Joyce
17.The door slammed, and the carriage drove rapidly away, ascending the quays in the direction of the Bastille. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
18.Nearly every day when his teaching in the college was ended he used to wander down the quays to the second-hand booksellers, to Hickey's on Bachelor's Walk, to Web's or Massey's on Aston's Quay, or to O'Clohissey's in the by-street. - from Dubliners by James Joyce

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