Sought in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Sought

simple past tense and past participle of seek

Short Example Sentence for Sought

  • 1. Have you really sought that strength? 🔊
  • 2. I sought the village church. 🔊
  • 3. Hubert bowed, and sought for words. 🔊
  • 4. I was guileless when I sought the interview. 🔊
  • 5. I have long sought you, Micio. 🔊
  • 6. The Englishman now sought the fair Venetian. 🔊
  • 7. When he was ready, he sought Grace, to say good-bye. 🔊
  • 8. He rather sought to laugh me out of my own forebodings and presentiments. 🔊
  • 9. I sought my mother's grave. 🔊
  • 10. His eyes sought his wife's in vain. 🔊
  • 11. In vain had her hand been sought by the beaux for twenty miles around. 🔊
  • 12. They sought rather to write a history of peoples than a history of kings. 🔊
  • 13. Happiness, which had fled him in his palace, sought him out in his dungeon. 🔊
  • 14. I sought to serve my fellow-men, and they have persecuted me from among them. 🔊
  • 15. Harry and Jack sought shelter in a clump of bushes by the roadside. 🔊
  • 16. Her hand sought the bosom of her dress, but Tom did not notice. 🔊
  • 17. Unconsciously Pinkey's hand sought his eyebrows, as he laughed hollowly. 🔊
  • 18. Impatiently I sought you: and am glad To have encounter'd you thus readily. 🔊

How to use Sought in a Sentence?

  • 1. Perhaps it was better that the musician then only sought for sympathy among his own kind. 🔊
  • 2. Trembling with excitement, she sought for a path that should lead her to the seashore. 🔊
  • 3. His drivers sought cover in and under the wagons, where they had spent the night. 🔊
  • 4. He seemed content to carry his load of misery in silence, and only sought to carry it by my side. 🔊
  • 5. Some helped, other sought to dissuade him, as he secured the line around his own waist. 🔊
  • 6. In the Theaetetus we sought to discover the nature of knowledge and false opinion. 🔊
  • 7. Dupleix, however, was not driven to despair, but still sought means of renewing the contest. 🔊
  • 8. One seemed to see as well as feel this heat, and Griffiths sought vain relief by gazing shoreward. 🔊
  • 9. Ulric lay down upon the sand and wept, for he knew that the gift for which he had sought so long was not for him. 🔊
  • 10. It was with this in view that at this very time he paid a visit to the western tribes and sought to ascertain their ideas upon the subject. 🔊
  • 11. I sought various ways to divert his mind, and to arouse him from the constant meditations in which he was plunged. 🔊
  • 12. Horses were killed or disabled, and the men deserted the guns and sought shelter behind wall or embankment. 🔊
  • 13. The king at last dismounted and sought for an entrance, while the prince held the horses in the pelting rain. 🔊
  • 14. He looked from her to the man whom she sought to protect, and who answered, unasked, the thoughts that were in his mind. 🔊
  • 15. The swarthy face of the gipsy gleamed with passion, and his unoccupied right hand sought his side, as if for a weapon. 🔊
  • 16. We have sought the truth, and how far we have found it, no one should proceed to determine without having first read and examined. 🔊
  • 17. So saying he dismissed the assembled people, and beckoning Doola, sought the seclusion of his own apartment. 🔊
  • 18. I made no new friends nor acquaintances; sought none of the pleasures of Naples which my rank and fortune threw open to me. 🔊
  • 19. He fanned her; and she sought his eyes incessantly with the deep pure blue of hers, and slaked her ever-thirsty love with long, passionate gazing. 🔊
  • 20. When told of his fate she was horrified, and in the early morning she sought Strachan to plead for his life, but was rudely repulsed. 🔊
  • 21. Unknown to the King, she visited all the magicians in his realm, and sought their help to aid her in the fulfilment of her wish; but in vain. 🔊
  • 22. He sought her in her favorite nook by the side of the La Belle, and there he found her gazing pensively into the water. 🔊