Sentence Examples

  • His dying boast, that "no Athenian had put on mourning through his doing," perhaps refers to his forbearance towards his political rivals, whom he refused to ruin by prosecution.
  • A zealous Calvinist, whose boast it was that he had read the Bible twenty-five times, he was nevertheless no persecutor, and even helped the Jesuit Kaldy to translate and print his version of the Scriptures.
  • On the other hand, Cromwell could justly boast "there is not a nation in Europe but is very willing to ask a good understanding with you."
  • There was another famous artist whose name was Parrhasius. [Footnote: Parrhasius (_pro_. pa ra'shl us).] When he heard of the boast which Zeuxis had made, he said to himself, "I will see what I can do."
  • "Well," said Zeuxis, "you have beaten me this time, and I shall boast no more.

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