Sentence Examples


  • From a very early period Alsace has been a disputed territory, and has suffered in the contentions of rival races.
  • That was an explicit statement of Venetian aims and contentions: the place and people had made each other and now belonged exclusively to each other.
  • To dwell upon such literary infamies would be below the dignity of the historian, were it not that these habits of the early Italian humanists imposed a fashion upon Europe which extended to the later age of Scaliger's contentions with Scioppius and Milton's with Salmasius.
  • In these main contentions the Eleatic school achieved a real advance, and paved the way to the modern conception of metaphysics.
  • He was essentially an amiable man...