Sentence Examples


  • Toby had said before they left the Sanctuary.  Rhyn unscrewed the lid of the full bottle, recognizing the scent of Katie's blood at once.  It made his body roar to life, and he realized just how hungry he was.  He'd foregone food after her death, hoping to starve himself.
  • Before Lightfoot's time commentaries, especially on the epistles, had not infrequently consisted either of short homilies on particular portions of the text, or of endeavours to enforce foregone conclusions, or of attempts to decide with infinite industry and ingenuity between the interpretations of former commentators.
  • As the Union Bank was founded in the midst of a financial panic and was mismanaged, its failure was a foregone conclusion.
  • But it is obvious to every one who nowadays indulges in the profitless pastime of studying their writings that, as a whole, they failed in grasping the essential difference between homology (or " affinity," as they generally termed it) and analogy - though this difference had been fully understood and set forth by Aristotle himself - and, moreover, that in seeking for analogies on which to base their foregone conclusions they were often put to hard shifts.
  • But the failure of the insurgents was a foregone conclusion.

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