Sentence Examples

  • I'll take that as a compliment on both counts.
  • Of England, and the compliment was acknowledged with an invitation to that island, conveyed through Sir Henry Wotton.
  • A peculiar compliment to Mahomet was involved in the fact that the leaders of the rebellion in the various districts did not pose as princes and kings, but as prophets; in this appeared to lie the secret of Islam's success.
  • Moreover, at the time of Livy's birth, Padua had long been in possession of the full Roman franchise, and the historian's family name may have been taken by one of his ancestors out of compliment to the great Livian gens at Rome, whose connexion with Cisalpine Gaul is well-established (Suet.
  • The name of Berenice in compliment to his wife.