Sentence Examples

  • Disclosed it is invariably on the side of forbearance and of moderation.
  • He treated them all with forbearance, and it is said that when the correspondence of Cassius was brought him he burnt it without reading it.
  • He was merciful as a conqueror, stern as a disciplinarian, enterprising and wary as a general; while his courage, loyalty and forbearance seem to have been almost unsullied.
  • Gibbon, however, regrets that the style of his pamphlet was too acrimonious; and this regret, considering his antagonist's slight claims to forbearance, is creditable to him.
  • Yet positive repudiation is very rare though compromises are not uncommon, and a good many illogical arrangements are made that imply forbearance and amity.

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