Sentence Examples


  • "Sire, will you allow me to speak frankly as befits a loyal soldier?" he asked to gain time.
  • " I can say with truth," he writes to the princess Elizabeth, 9 " that the principle which I have always observed in my studies, and which I believe has helped me most to gain what, knowledge I have, has been never to spend beyond a very few hours daily in thoughts which occupy the imagination, and a very few hours yearly in those which occupy the understanding, and to give all the rest of my time to the relaxation of the senses and the repose of the mind."
  • The analysis must be deeper, if we are to gain any further conclusions.
  • ..: the ships anchor at considerable risk in the roads, but the love of gain prevails: for the large number of lighters which receive the cargoes and reload them renders the time short before they can enter the river, and having lightened a part of their cargoes they sail in and ascend to Rome."
  • 2 Porus had saved his honour, and now Alexander tried, and not in vain, to gain him as a friend.
 

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