Sentence Examples


  • S His dying boast, that " no Athenian had put on mourning through his doing," perhaps refers to his forbearance towards his political rivals, whom he refused to ruin by prosecution.
  • 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.
  • She was helpless, and the violence of her grief and anger soon changed to passive resistance, and than to a complete forbearance and complaisance which gained the king's regard and favour.
  • 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.

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