Sentence Examples


  • "Is there some activity in your background that you haven't told me about, Madam Spy?" he chided.
  • In the animistic attitude we have in- Anim- deed the true background of the genuine Roman religion; but its characteristic and peculiar development is a kind of "higher Animism," which can associate the "spirit" not merely with visible and tangible objects, but with states and actions in the life of the individual and the community.
  • He was not only the oldest native dramatist, but the first author of an epic poem (Bellum Punicum) - which, by combining the representation of actual contemporary history with a mythical background, may be said to have created the Roman type of epic poetry.
  • The frieze consisted of white marble figures in relief, affixed to a background of black Eleusinian stone.
  • The visions were less invasive than those from others, like background music at a department store.
 

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