Strayed in a sentence

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How to use strayed in a sentence. Strayed pronunciation.

Without difficulty she obtained her cup of tea, loitered over it as long as possible, strayed yet awhile about the Downs, and towards half-past six made for the railway station.
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The slim youth-he could hardly be deemed more than a lad tried to assume an easy position, with his elbow on the corner of the mantelpiece; but his feet shuffled, and his eyes strayed vacantly.
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She strayed about the Den, never losing sight for more than a minute or two of the sea-fronting house where Tarrant lived.
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He found pleasure in the work; but after nine o'clock his thoughts strayed to matters of personal interest, and got beyond control.
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He did not pursue his paths with the same firmness; he strayed from his programme.
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One would think he is probably a lover of children; during this interview he patted the head of an inquisitive dog, which evidently belonged somewhere on board the flag-ship, and which strayed into the room.
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His thoughts strayed from her for a moment, for it gave him pleasure to recollect that he had defended his schoolmistress.
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A badly told story,' said the priest, 'with one good incident in it,' and, instead of trying to remember how victory came to the Lynotts, Father Oli ver's eyes strayed over the landscape, taking pleasure in the play of light along sides and crests of the hills.
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His mind strayed backward through all the misty years to that gorgeous scene of Oriental pomp.
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Religion, having strayed from its object was now nothing more than a political engine to conduct the credulous vulgar; and it was used for this purpose, sometimes by men credulous themselves and dupes of their own visions, and sometimes by bold and energetic spirits in pursuit of great objects of ambition.
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Albert, on the beach whither he had strayed in his desire to be alone, safely hidden from observation behind a sand dune, was lying with his head upon his arms and sobbing bitterly.
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Thinking it was a kitten that had strayed from the house, she rushed after it and was almost ready to pick it up when she suddenly changed her mind and started for the house as fast as she could go.
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The horse, with the reins hanging loosely over the shafts, had strayed to the side of the driveway and was contentedly eating the shrubbery that lined it.
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One day I was up among the rocks, looking for a strayed horse.
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They camped that night on the site of their previous resting place, and at early morning gathered in their horses, some of which had strayed for miles, and were soon on their road back to Seward.
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Further, a band of moose strayed over the south divide and fell before the hunters, so the witch doctor attained yet greater honor, and the people whispered among themselves that he spoke in council with the gods.
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His farm had gone to weed, his cattle had strayed or been rustled, his house weathered till it wouldn't keep out rain nor wind.
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He made a roar at the start, but they evidently got to him and now he declares that the boy must have strayed away to the river-front and been drowned.
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But even although occasionally single swarms, after having come to Syria from their native country, the hot and dry South, may have strayed thence to Palestine, such is not conceivable of so enormous a swarm as is here described, which, with youthful strength, devastated the whole of Palestine from one end to the other.
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Hero Saul first appears engaged in searching for strayed she-asses.
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Examples of Strayed

Example #1
She travelled no further than Sutton, and there lingered in the waiting room till the arrival of a certain train from London Bridge.
Example #2
Walking lightly over the turf, she noticed the chalk marks significant of golf, and wondered how the game was played.
Example #3
It cost him an effort to begin his customary account of how things were going with him at the shipping-office.
Example #4
In truth, there was nothing particular to report; there never was anything particular; but Horace always endeavoured to show that he had made headway, and to-night he spoke with a very pronounced optimism.
Example #5
But no familiar form approached her, and she had to return to breakfast unrewarded for early rising.
Example #6
A high wind and hurrying clouds made the weather prospects uncertain.