To better see all uses of the word
stationary
in
Hard Times
please enable javascript.

Go to New Version of This Page
This old version has not been updated since 2016,
but we're leaving it in case you prefer it.
Show What's New
Please update your links from the new version.
stationary
Used In
Hard Times
Go to Book Vocabulary
Go to Word Detail
  • I couldn’t altogether make out why, myself, as we were not stationary here, being but comers and goers anywhere.
  • Young Thomas and Sissy being both at such a stage of their working up, these changes were effected in a year or two; while Mr. Gradgrind himself seemed stationary in his course, and underwent no alteration.
  • Mr. Bounderby had taken possession of a house and grounds, about fifteen miles from the town, and accessible within a mile or two, by a railway striding on many arches over a wild country, undermined by deserted coal-shafts, and spotted at night by fires and black shapes of stationary engines at pits’ mouths.

  • There are no more uses of "stationary" in the book.


    Show samples from other sources
  • the car remained stationary with the engine running
  • They stood raggedly, and the soldiers herded them toward the two stationary boxcars.
    Jane Yolen  --  The Devils Arithmetic

  • Go to more samples
Go to Book Vocabulary
verbalworkout.com . . . enhancing vocabulary while reading