Sentence for elderly | Use elderly in a sentence

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  • The two elderly ladies went away together. (10)
  • She is an elderly woman endowed with a motherly grimness. (8)
  • An elderly lady of dignified bearing looked out and met her eyes with a pleasant glance. (5)
  • It is preposterous to suppose that I am to be tied down to the views of life of elderly people. (10)
  • The father began to feel about on the table for matches, in the purblind fashion of elderly men. (9)
  • Our staid elderly sister has paler blood, and has, or thinks she has, a reason or two about the roots. (10)
  • But there were only two elderly, dark-brown ladies carrying on a friendly conversation under my window. (12)
  • But he woke early, as an elderly man is apt to do after broken slumbers, and left his wife still sleeping. (9)
  • He was watching, with a teasing sense of familiarity, a tall, shabbily dressed, elderly man, who had just come in. (9)
  • After taking her elderly cousin across, Fleur did not land at once, but pulled in among the reeds, into the sunshine. (8)
  • It was a long and foolish whine, such as one would rather expect from an elderly blue-stocking than from a man of sense. (12)
  • At one place he achieved two cups of shameless chickory, at another three sardines, at a third a dessert of elderly bananas. (9)
  • The judge, who had not sat in a court for more than a generation, was a vigorous, elderly man with a sweeping gray mustache. (13)
  • Sometimes he laughed at her, and sometimes he scolded, but they were very good comrades, as elderly married people are apt to be. (9)
  • The housekeeper came; a respectable-looking elderly woman, much less fine, and more civil, than she had any notion of finding her. (4)
  • She looked round and halted a little for Alice, who was walking detached and neglected by the preoccupation of the two elderly men. (9)
  • But in spite of her filial attitude she could not keep her youth and strength and courage from quelling the forces of the elderly man. (9)
  • The elderly, clean-shaven man he had seen last night in the kitchen had come into the yard with a dog, driving the cows to their milking. (8)
  • In New York there are no elderly hackmen; but in Boston they abound, and I cannot believe they would be capable of bad faith with travellers. (9)

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