Example sentences for: deathbed

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

  • Richard Schwartz (Geogetown) uses Boswell's interview with Hume on his deathbed to explore Boswell's own philosophy as well as his attitude toward death and the life hereafter.

  • Running parallel to the story of the author's dying is that of his relationship with his wife, Ellen Schwamm Brodkey, and the mixture of deathbed wit, tenderness, and sensuality the couple share.

  • Honorary (a k a "lifetime achievement" or "deathbed") Oscars are typically consolation prizes, given to people whose work was overlooked in its time--such as Cary Grant, Howard Hawks, Federico Fellini, and Stanley Donen, none of whom ever won a real Oscar.

  • In a front-page comment Thursday, La Stampa took a serious and condemnatory line on the marketing in America of Pol Pot's deathbed sandals as "the new youth symbol of revolutionary anti-Western romanticism."

  • Less than two years later, on his deathbed, terribly ill and desirous of death, Keats asked just the same question in one of his last letters: "Is there another life?


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