Sentence Examples


  • Added to this she had a wonderful faculty for description.
  • He was three times elected dean of the faculty, in 1847, 1858 and 1863; and in 1861, rector magnificus.
  • All that we do know certainly is that she has a good memory and imagination and the faculty of association.
  • A correct sense of proportion and the faculty of seizing upon the dominant factors in an historical problem are the result partly of the possession of certain natural gifts in which many individuals and some nations are conspicuously wanting, partly of general knowledge of the working of the economic and political institutions of the period we are studying, partly of what takes the place of practical experience in relation to modern problems, namely, detailed acquaintance with different kinds of original sources and the historical imagination by which we can realize the life and the ideals of past generations.
  • Such artistic faculty as survived elsewhere issued in the lifeless geometric style which is reminiscent of the later Aegean, but wholly unworthy of it.