Sentence Examples


  • Herbert Spencer) hold that most gods are deified men, and most myths historical traditions which have been grotesquely distorted.
  • The sentence was grotesquely legal and unjust.
  • But the Simons were obviously grotesquely unfit guardians for a prince, and they doubtless caused much suffering to the impressionable child, who was made on occasion to eat and drink to excess, and learnt the language of the gutter.
  • The order thus defined (see Giesbrecht and Schmeil, Das Tierreich, 1898), with far over a thousand species (Hansen, 1900), embraces forms of extreme diversity, although, when species are known in all their phases and both sexes, they constantly tend to prove that there are no sharply dividing lines between the free-living, the semi-parasitic, and those which in adult life are wholly parasitic and then sometimes grotesquely unlike the normal standard.
  • 24, 25) often grotesquely crowded; but there is much observation shown and the figures are expressive.

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