Sentence Examples

  • It simply proved the adage there was one born every minute, especially when it came to Internet shoppers.
  • Those of them who tried to have their own way and came into conflict with the authorities had always to yield in the long run, and they were liable to be treated very unceremoniously, so that the vulgar adage, " If the prince is bad, into, the mud with him!"
  • His adage was Qui sophistice loquitur odibilis est, and his influence has been exercised ever since in warning the Christian orator against artificiality and in urging upon him the necessity of awakening the heart.
  • A wise adage says: "The New Testament is in the old concealed, and the old is in the new revealed."
  • Anyone who uses the above opening adage with reckless abandon has obviously not noticed the amount of racing games on TV, for instance.

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