Sentence Examples

  • In an hour or so the storm would abate and they could leave.
  • As a young abate he had followed the fashion of writing verses, and to the end he remained a notable patron of the arts and sciences, music being his main passion.
  • Loisy's lines; "L' Abate Loisy e it Problema dei Vangeli Sinottici," four long papers signed "H," in Il Rinnovamento (Milan, 1908, 1909) are candid and circumspect.
  • To him was indirectly due, in the main, that troubling of the Realistic waters which resulted in so many modifications of the original thesis; and his own somewhat eclectic ruling on the question in debate came to be tacitly accepted in the schools, as the ardour of the disputants began to abate after the middle of the century.
  • Whether fagged by the three days' running chase, and the resistance to his swimming in the knotted hamper he bore; or whether it was some latent deceitfulness and malice in him: whichever was true, the White Whale's way now began to abate, as it seemed, from the boat so rapidly nearing him once more; though indeed the whale's last start had not been so long a one as before.

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