Sentence Examples


  • Other passages are borrowings from Octavien de Saint Gelais and Sir David Lyndsay.
  • Either Florence or a later editor of his work made considerable borrowings from the first four books of Eadmer's Historia novorum.
  • It is true that these might have been due to the writer's borrowings from earlier Greek works ultimately of Hebrew origin.
  • Early borrowings like wine (Latin vinum), wall (Latin vallum), retain the w sound and are therefore spelt with w.
  • Both du Bellay and Ronsard laid stress on the necessity of prudence in these borrowings, and both repudiated the charge of wishing to latinize their mother tongue.