Sentence Examples

  • She instructed certain of her favourites in gymnastics and athletics, as a useful training for war.
  • Apart from these verbal gymnastics, Diodorus did not differ from the Megarian school.
  • The recognized books of jurisprudence, some of which run to over twenty folio volumes, are vastly learned, and occasionally show sound sense, but excel mainly in useless hair-splitting and feats of scholastic gymnastics, for which the Arabian race has a natural gift.
  • At the beginning of the 5th century B.C. every young Greek of the better sort already received rudimentary instruction, not only in music and gymnastics, but also in reading and writing.
  • This training consisted for the most part in physical exercises, such as dancing, gymnastics, ball-games, &c., with music and literature occupying a subordinate position.