Sentence Examples


  • The latter work was attacked by Burnet and others, but the author showed himself as keen a controversialist as ever.
  • Townsend; Burnet, ed.
  • Burnet declares he had little Latin, but he was able to converse with the Dutch ambassador in that language.
  • Burnet described him as "the most hated minister that had ever been about the king."
  • 'Shaftesbury, doubtless no friendly witness, speaks of him as .an inveterate liar, "proud, ambitious, revengeful, false, prodigal and covetous to the highest degree," 4 and Burnet supports his unfavourable judgment to a great extent.