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Sample sentences for the GRE study word urchin

urchin can be used as a noun

1.The ideal of an urchin of twenty when he marries, is to resemble M. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
2.He was never absent during business hours, unless upon an errand, and then he was represented by his son a grisly urchin of twelve, who was his express image. - from A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
3.Weena, who had been rolling a sea urchin down the sloping glass of a case, presently came, as I stared about me, and very quietly took my hand and stood beside me. - from The Time Machine by H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
4.Jeremiah Cruncher, sitting on his stool in Fleet-street with his grisly urchin beside him, a vast number and variety of objects in movement were every day presented. - from A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
5.The urchin took in his arms Javert's immense gun, levelled it resolutely at the giant, and fired. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
6.An observing urchin and a rogue, he made a potpourri of the voices of nature and the voices of Paris. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
7.There was not an urchin in school but was perishing to have a glimpse of it, but the chance never came. - from The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Complete by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
8.Enjolras hastily quitted the urchin and murmured a few words in a very low tone to a longshoreman from the winedocks who chanced to be at hand. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
9.Professor MacHugh strode across the room and seized the cringing urchin by the collar as the others scampered out of the hall and down the steps. - from Ulysses by James Joyce
10.One of the urchins ran to it, picked it up and dropped it into the minstrel's cap, sayin. - from Ulysses by James Joyce
11.In Westmoreland Street the footpaths were crowded with young men and women returning from business and ragged urchins ran here and there yelling out the names of the evening editions. - from Dubliners by James Joyce
12.Without allowing the two urchins time for amazement, he pushed both of them before him into the baker's shop, and flung his sou on the counter, crying-. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
13."That pack of brats they convene on the Place du Pantheon by my life urchins who were with their nurses but yesterday If one were to squeeze their noses, milk would burst out. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo

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