Sentence Examples


  • His acquirements were vast, and they were all brought to bear upon the life of his day.
  • They pick up superficial acquirements with astonishing ease, but seem to be incapable of mastering any subject.
  • To test his acquirements they proposed that each should furnish an extemporary line of verse, his own to be the last, and all four ending in the same rhyme.
  • At school and at Harvard University he in nowise distinguished himself, though he was an intelligently receptive student; he became, however, proficient enough in Greek, Latin, and the more general acquirements to enable him to act for a time as a master.
  • His treatise De rationali et ratione uti is more interesting as a display of the logical acquirements of the age than as possessing any direct philosophical bearing.
 

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