Sentence Examples


  • She pulled back and shook her head at the absurdity of his entrance.
  • These charges, of which the absurdity was soon shown by cross-examination, nevertheless placed the queen for some time in great danger.
  • The system of setting nations by the ears with the view of settling the quarrels of a few reigning houses was reduced to absurdity when the people, as in these cases, came to be partitioned and exchanged without the assertion or negation of a single principle affecting their interests or rousing their emotions.
  • Pp. 201-260), in which its absurdity reached the climax.
  • And that morning Colonel Michaud had ridden round the Drissa fortifications with the Emperor and had pointed out to him that this fortified camp constructed by Pfuel, and till then considered a chef-d'oeuvre of tactical science which would ensure Napoleon's destruction, was an absurdity, threatening the destruction of the Russian army.

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