Usage examples for Benches

  1. It was from lonely shepherds sitting on the hillsides, and from fishermen casting their nets, and from carpenters and tailors and shoemakers at their benches – The Book of Life: Vol. I Mind and Body; Vol. II Love and Society by Upton Sinclair
  2. Began then the long procession of miners walking around the room before taking their seats on the benches – The Girl of the Golden West by David Belasco
  3. For example, the island is very beautifully situated, and there are many fine trees in the shade of which, with comfortable arrangements, it would be a most healthful and delightful experience for hundreds of these infirm and aged women to sit on summer days; but, although I searched carefully throughout the grounds, I found only two benches under the trees anywhere, and a half- dozen more, perhaps, around on the sea- front, and not one of them with a back to it. – White Slaves by Louis A Banks