Sentence Examples

  • In this guise he passed into European worship in the 3rd and 4th centuries A.D.
  • Almost immediately afterwards an agitation of a still less defensible character broke out in various towns under the guise of anti-clericalism.
  • A world where political action was represented in such guise was ripe for overthrow, or could only be saved by a great mental reformation."
  • Not only is the whole atmosphere Christian in colouring, but we actually find the Greek gods in the guise of Enoch, Elijah, &c., while Philip is a Christian martyr, and Alexander himself a great apostle, even a saint; quotations from the Bible are frequent.
  • These orders are of very ancient date, owing their establishment to the ancient Hindu rule, followed by the Buddhists, that each "twice-born" man should lead in the woods the life of an ascetic. The second class of Fakirs are simply disreputable beggars who wander round extorting, under the guise of religion, alms from the charitable and practising on the superstitions of the villagers.