Sentence Examples


  • Of birds, several parrots and other genera are characteristically Papuan and are unknown east of the Solomons.
  • It is " the selfexistent Lord," who, " with a thought, created the waters, and deposited in them a seed which became a golden egg, in which egg he himself is born as Brahma -, the progenitor of the worlds."4 The doctrine of creation by a thought is characteristically Indian.
  • The fall in the price of silver stimulated the discovery and development of gold deposits, and many states formerly regarded as characteristically silver districts have become important as gold producers.
  • His characteristically British temperament was wholly unsympathetic to the French, whose sensibility was irritated by his cold and slightly contemptuous justice.
  • Was presented by him (1581) to Cambridge University, with a characteristically dubious account of the history of the manuscript.