Sentence Examples


  • In the duke's quarrel he brawled with the Pastons, his wife boasting that, should her husband's men meet with John Paston "there should go no penny for his life."
  • But Agamemnon had offended the goddess Artemis by slaying a hind sacred to her, and boasting himself a better hunter.
  • It may be pointed out, however, that the story which represents him as boasting of his ability to make a better world than this is of late authority.
  • The logic of Ramus enjoyed a great celebrity for a time, and there existed a school of Ramists boasting numerous adherents in France, Germany and Holland.
  • His works were published under the title of Juvenalis redivivus, and, although boasting but little poetical merit, give us very curious pictures of the times.

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