Example sentences for: phipps

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

  • Maggs returns from New South Wales, where he is now a citizen of good repute and considerable wealth, to England, where he is still a wanted man, to find Phipps, whose foppish lifestyle he has long subsidized.

  • Both men have protégés: Maggs' is Henry Phipps, a much younger man who we think may be his son.

  • Oates cuts a deal with Maggs: He will help the convict find Phipps if Maggs will agree to undergo a series of experiments in "Mesmerism."

  • It is with Maggs' search for Phipps that the story begins.

  • Through them--plus a cache of invisible-ink letters Maggs writes to Phipps in order to acquaint the protégé with his protector--we look into Maggs' tortured soul, and witness an Oates in all but tumescent pursuit of Maggs' life story, which he will exploit for his next best seller.

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