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Sample sentences for the GRE study word compartment

compartment can be used as a noun

1.I got a compartment to myself, and sat with folded arms, looking greyly at the sunlit devastation that flowed past the windows. - from The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells
2.Vronsky followed the guard to the carriage, and at the door of the compartment he stopped short to make room for a lady who was getting out. - from Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
3.This exception was found in a compartment wall, not very thick, which stood about the middle of the house, and against which had rested the head of my bed. - from The Works of Edgar Allan Poe by Edgar Allan Poe
4.The first time he passed Vronsky's compartment he noticed that the curtain was drawn over the window but as he passed it the second time he saw the old countess at the window. - from Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
5.As wood is extremely dear at D----, he hit upon the idea of having a compartment of boards constructed in the cow-shed. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
6.Dolly saw that she had now completely recovered from the impression her arrival had made on her, and had assumed that superficial, careless tone which, as it were, closed the door on that compartment in which her deeper feelings and ideas were kept. - from Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
7.He rose, walked slowly to the map of France spread out on the wall, and at whose base an island was visible in a separate compartment, laid his finger on this compartment and said-. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo Beausset ordered a box he had brought for the Emperor to be carried before him and entered the first compartment of Napoleon's tent, where he began opening the box while conversing with Napoleon's aides-de-camp who surrounded him. - from War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
9.Three compartments divided the coffer. - from The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
10.The car which he occupied was a sort of long omnibus on eight wheels, and with no compartments in the interior. - from Around the World in 80 Days by Jules Verne
11.There is some curiosity about scandal in the secret compartments of bigotry. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
12.The purse had two compartments in one of them there was some small change in the other lay six napoleons. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
13.This abode should be situated near some water, and divided into different compartments for different purposes. - from The Kama Sutra of Vatsyayana by Vatsyayana
14.We have just seen, in Book Fourth, one of the compartments of the upper mine, of the great political, revolutionary, and philosophical excavation. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
15.One morning, this spy saw Jean Valjean, with an air which struck the old gossip as peculiar, entering one of the uninhabited compartments of the hovel. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
16.Early on the following morning he commenced the removal of his riches, and ere nightfall the whole of his immense wealth was safely deposited in the compartments of the secret locker. - from The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
17.Science has altered all that, and we may regret the loss of local colour and singleness of aim this growth of art in separate compartments produced but it is unlikely that such conditions will occur again. - from The Practice and Science Of Drawing by Harold Speed

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