Sentence Examples


  • " His composition," we read, " was stiff," but he was imbued with the substance of his authors; and a contemporary who was in the sixth form with him recorded that " when there were thrilling passages of Virgil or Homer, or difficult passages in the Scriptores Graeci, to translate, he or Lord Arthur Hervey was generally called up to edify the class with quotation or translation."
  • Edify for others, that's why he says "He that prophesies edifies the church."
  • For example, the Acta of many of the early martyrs survive intact and are very edifying and very moving.
  • For the rest of us, being around those in a drug state is hardly edifying.
  • He told edifying tales for infants and immature grown ups.

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