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Use "yards" in a sentence
"The view is taken from a corner of one of the ten airing yards of the prison, all of which radiate from the Governor's house in the centre, so that from the window of his room _he commands a complete view into all the yards_."
"Those who are acquainted with the progress of cholera in India, must be aware how a difference in the height of places, or of a few hundred yards (_indeed sometimes of a few yards_) distance, has been observed to make all the difference between great suffering and complete immunity: -- the printed and manuscript reports from India furnish a vast number of instances of this kind; and, incredible as it may appear, they furnish instances where, _notwithstanding the freest intercourse_, there has been an abrupt line of demarcation observed, beyond which the disease did not prevail."
"This place cannot be entered but by creeping into it, but afterwards it is fo high that a man can ftand almoft erc£t in it; it runs in a direft line 32 yards from N. to S. is in moft places 6 feet troad: the floor is fandy and tolerably level, but covered with water, Intenfely cold and ex - ceeding limpid, for the fpace of 15 yards* In the cave on the W. fide from the entrance, a chamber branches off 8 yards long and 2 broad, the workman fhip of which is more regular and better finifhed than that of the long entry."