Sentence Examples


  • "My God!" she gargled between bouts of heaving.
  • Nights were sleepless bouts of coughing, and days were endless hours of work.
  • His bouts of pleasure gradually weakened his constitution; a severe colic, which seized him on the march of the army against Hamadan, was checked by remedies so violent that Avicenna could scarcely stand.
  • They promised an easy expiation for crimes to both living and dead on payment of a fee, undertook to punish the enemies of their clients, and held out to them the prospect of perpetual banqueting and drinking-bouts in Paradise.
  • It contains seven chapels, in two of which are fine pictures by Dierich Bouts formerly attributed to Memling.

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