Sentence Examples


  • This brought them under the official censure, and was forbidden.
  • Hastings appears to have been not altogether satisfied with the incidents of this expedition, and to have anticipated the censure which it received in England.
  • Dundas, Pitt's favourite subordinate, had already committed himself by his earlier resolution of censure; and Pitt was induced by motives which are still obscure to incline the ministerial majority to the same side.
  • One of the most obvious defects of this school is excessive attachment to polysyllabic terms. Lydgate is not quite so great a sinner in this respect as are some of his successors, but his tendency cannot be mistaken, and John Metham is amply justified in his censure Eke John Lydgate, sometime monk of Bury, His books indited with terms of rhetoric And half-changed Latin, with conceits of poetry.
  • Nevertheless he only escaped a vote of censure by ten votes, and accordingly resigned office.

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