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Sentences for elder. The sentences below are ordered by length from shorter and easier to longer and more complex. They use elder in a sentence, providing visitors a sentence for elder.

  • The elder brother rose. (9)
  • The elder figure turned. (8)
  • But his elder brings us the more sustaining cup. (10)
  • So chimed the younger ones, and many of the elder. (10)
  • So chimed the younger ones, and many of the elder. (22)
  • The younger ones out before the elder ones are married! (4)
  • The elder daughter did not care for society, apparently. (9)
  • He took the frail little hand of the elder Tryst and ran. (8)
  • In such a matter as love Barbara was the elder of these two. (8)
  • Willoughby took his usual place between the two elder Miss Dashwoods. (4)
  • He held out the papers, regarding his elder brother with nervous gloom. (8)
  • It remained for the elder De la Tour to break the glad news to his son. (19)
  • Before the advent of the elder Bennett, independent journalism was unknown. (16)
  • The elder Corey knocked the ash of his cigarette into the holder at his elbow. (9)
  • The sovereignty of Leiterstein continued uninterruptedly with the elder branch. (10)
  • The little one was innocent, yet mysterious; the elder seemed as clear as crystal! (8)
  • For his elder brother, I knew, had not character enough to reproach me, even dumbly. (8)
  • He made himself one of my dogs, though my elder, and seemed to like to be at my heels. (10)
  • The elder sister left the younger to profit solely by these offices as much as possible. (9)
  • The impatience of youth in Corey responded to the impatience of temperament in his elder. (9)
  • Fulkerson looked over the chairback, now at March, and now at the elder Dryfoos as he spoke. (9)
  • Yet they came along waltzing, if you please, while the elder sang a tune to give them music. (2)
  • And had Gerald (now Captain Pendyce) been George the elder son, he might possibly have failed. (8)
  • Kitty, to her very material advantage, spent the chief of her time with her two elder sisters. (4)
  • She looked at her daughter, but she stood as passive in the transaction as the elder Mavering. (9)
  • Bow to that elder, though seeing him bow To the backward as well, for a thunderous back Upon thee. (10)
  • The elder, who had been smoking with his profile toward his son, now turned his face full upon him. (9)
  • And, to my relief, in the shop there did appear to be his elder brother, handling a piece of leather. (8)
  • My master, as the elder of the two, obtained the old house; yours built this new and elegant mansion. (5)
  • When the elder people reached the floor where they were sitting, Corey rose and presently took his leave. (9)
  • The elder man gave him one of his staccato glances in which Burnamy fancied suspicion and even resentment. (9)
  • She came last in the little procession, with the elder Mavering, and her husband and Mrs Pasmer preceded her. (9)
  • The elder ladies who had spoken had fixed their eyes on him, and in their gaze he read his utter insignificance. (8)
  • The elder brother, Lord Creedmore, is a common Nimrod, always absent in Hungary, Russia, America, hunting somewhere. (10)
  • He had been, against his judgement, he averred, persuaded to fix on his Tyrolese spot of ground by the two elder ones. (10)
  • The elder Miss Bennets alone were still able to eat, drink, and sleep, and pursue the usual course of their employments. (4)
  • A piece of work of the elder ladies, a silken boudoir sofa-rug, was being examined, with high approval of the two younger. (10)
  • The mother had kept her youth in face and figure so admirably that in another light she would have looked scarcely the elder. (9)
  • They have represented salicylic acid as an elder brother to bichloride of mercury—but we are poisoned less than we used to be. (16)
  • At an early age he had lessons on the violin from his father, who was a school teacher, and on the piano, from his elder brother. (3)
  • It was romantic as Shakespeare himself was romantic, in an elder sense of the word, and not romanticistic as Dumas was romanticistic. (9)
  • A brief colloquy between them is going on; the young man seems to be preferring some request which the elder one is indisposed to grant. (1)
  • He had an affection for Barbara, his younger sister; but to his mother, his grandmother, or his elder sister Agatha, he had never felt close. (8)
  • I would not rashly commit myself to particulars concerning their dress, but I am sure that the elder Queen wore black, and the younger white. (9)
  • The elder Mavering had been trying, without success, to think of something to say to Miss Pasmer, he had twice cleared his throat for that purpose. (9)

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