Sentence Examples


  • He did all that was in his power to do to prevent his authority from degenerating into tyranny.
  • The main roads centring in Seoul are seldom fit even for the passage of ox-carts, and the secondary roads are bad bridle-tracks, frequently degenerating into "rock ladders."
  • For although there was at that time a recognized poetical style, already degenerating to mannerism, a developed prose style did not exist.
  • But when this habit becomes the characteristic of any wit, it is impossible to prevent it from degenerating into occasional buffoonery, and from supplying a cheap and ready resource, whenever the true vein of humour becomes thin or rare.
 
 

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