Example sentences for: afar

How can you use “afar” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • So little cause for carolings Of such ecstatic soundWas written on terrestrial things Afar or nigh around,That I could think there trembled through His happy good-night airSome blessed Hope, whereof he knew And I was unaware.

  • Half the pleasure of this lovely town dramatically perched on a rocky precipice is a first glimpse of it from afar (not so very different today from Turner’s 1828 painting in London’s Tate Gallery).

  • Although the view from its 1,235-meter (4,051-foot) summit can encompass both the Pyrenees and Mallorca, it is more significant that from afar one can see the unmistakable outline that gives Montserrat its name, “Serrated Mountain.”

  • It was originally topped by a cap of pure gold, which reflected the bright sunlight and acted as a beacon for those who searched from afar for the temple.

  • The original village is built around an imposing 18th-century church, while the new Caniço de Baixa is a sprawling proliferation of smart holiday homes visible from afar.


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