Sentence Examples


  • When placed in such a position the scorpion faints and becomes inert.
  • If however the bird flies away, egg and all, then he faints or loses his reason.
  • Such magnanimity and sensibility are like the magnanimity and sensibility of a lady who faints when she sees a calf being killed: she is so kindhearted that she can't look at blood, but enjoys eating the calf served up with sauce.