Sentence Examples


  • He quotes approvingly from the Timaeus of Plato: "It is a hard thing to find out the Maker and Father of this universe, and after having found him it is impossible to make him known to all."
  • He accepted also the division into five zones; he quotes approvingly the assertion of Hipparchus that it was impossible to make real advances in geography without astronomical observations for determining latitudes and longitudes.
  • "Right!" exclaimed Stubb, approvingly, "coax 'em to it; try that," and Fleece continued.
  • And he smiled approvingly, evidently pleased with the cadet.
  • "Yes, yes, at thunderclaps!" was repeated approvingly in the back rows of the crowd.

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