Sentence Examples

  • Another idea which has haunted the older metrologists, but is still less likely, is the connexion of various measures with degrees on the earth's surface.
  • The nests of Andrena, for example, are haunted by the black and yellow species of Nomada, whose females lay their eggs in the food provided for the larva of the Andrena.
  • Although an enemy of idealogues, in his foreign policy Napoleon was haunted by grandiose visions.
  • A serpent in a lagoon near Gimbo-Amburi in Africa could cure madness; another, which haunted an Algerian well, embodied the soul of a Mahommedan saint and could cure sore eyes.
  • It is not wonderful, therefore, that a lad to whom nature had given a powerful imagination and sensibility which amounted to a disease, should have been early haunted by religious terrors.

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