Sentence Examples


  • Melville, Brighton, its History, its Follies and its Fashions (London, 1909).
  • The oppression and follies of the restored governments made men forget the evils of French rule and remember only its good side.
  • All the evidence in Barclay's own work goes to prove that he was sincere in his reproof of contemporary follies and vice, and the gross accusations which John Bale 1 brings against his moral character may be put down to his hatred of Barclay's cloth.
  • It was in reality sins and vices, however, rather than follies that came under his censure, and this didactic temper was reflected in Barclay.
  • The shepherds are rustics of the Colin Clout type, and discuss the follies and corruptions around them.

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