Sentence Examples


  • This view has not commended itself to the majority of scholars, but there is at least a residuum of truth in it.
  • Gonzago, sensible of his secretary's abilities, commended him to Philip II.
  • When the custom of commendation developed, the king charged the mayor of the palace to protect those who had commended themselves to him and to 1 The mayors of certain cities in the United Kingdom (London, York, Dublin) have acquired by prescription the prefix of "lord."
  • His generosity, his courage and his commanding height, had already commended him to the affection of the Irish.
  • His father, dying in the following year, commended him to the care and favour of his brother and successor, Henry III., who faithfully fulfilled the charge.