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    Use "shanties" in a sentence

    shanties example sentences

    shanties


    1. Alastair seemed to know where he was going though and started humming sea shanties


    2. At the Castle the carriers were constantly returning in gangs, and being paid off; the rum shanties did a roaring trade


    3. The spirit shanties, of course, did a roaring trade; but if drunkenness existed on all sides, it led only to scenes of uproarious joy; they were far too happy at being home again and all their troubles over, for any quarrelling amongst themselves


    4. 2 billion (25% of total population of India) are living below the poverty line; half of the population in the cities live in slums and shanties


    5. The jungle quickly made place to a collection of shanties inhabited by the poorest crust of the local population, then to more prosperous buildings made of either wood or bricks


    6. They started burning down the houses, colony of towns, shanties, shops and buildings near the Railway station


    7. And I had seen the hordes of hapless young and old, men and women, and children; they were lying, sitting and sleeping in the courtyard of the temple; they were living in the tent houses and shanties; they were wearing ragged clothes and begging with a bowl in their hands


    8. Rushing with anticipation, Stan made his way through the crowds and makeshift shanties of the spaceport


    9. In the more central regions of the settlement the less wealthy residents of Jefferson built their cabins, shanties and lean-tos


    10. This time he made off in a different direction, skirting the smattering of shanties along the foreshore with enough skip in his heel to easily betray his bearing
















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