Sentence Examples


  • He was possessed by the spirit of decadence, imitative rather than originating..
  • In France it had ~ originally no revolutionary character whatever; it proceeded from traditional Gallican theories and from the innovating principle of humanism, and it began as a protest against Roman decadence and medieval scholasticism.
  • Decadence of the municipal bodies into whose inheritance she had entered.
  • The 18th century, however, was a time of religious decadence even among the Alpine valleys, and the outbreak of the French Revolution saw the Vaudois made subjects of France.
  • In fine, the decadence of the papal institution manifested itself in an irremediable manner when it had accomplished no more than the half of its task.