Sentence Examples


  • Annoyed by Whitworth's imperturbable demeanour, he ended with these words: "You must respect treaties, then: woe to those who do not respect treaties.
  • His demeanour at the trial was quiet and dignified; and on the 31st of October 1793 he died bravely with several other Girondists.
  • In demeanour he was quiet, reserved and tactful, but when occasion called for it he proved himself a brilliant orator.
  • The dean of faculty at this time, Lockhart, afterwards Lord Covington, a lawyer notorious for his harsh demeanour, in the autumn of 1757 assailed Wedderburn with more than ordinary insolence.
  • Henceforward, however, he assumed a stoical demeanour, which, united to a policy tyrannical and pitilessly thorough, became the characteristic of his life.