Sentence Examples


  • Usually, if the working girls either got themselves murdered or committed suicide, all the newspaper gave 'em was a holier-than-thou write-up, pointing out the sad rewards for their sinful life.
  • So that--let us say it again--no dying Chaldee or Greek had higher and holier thoughts than those, whose mysterious shades you saw creeping over the face of poor Queequeg, as he quietly lay in his swaying hammock, and the rolling sea seemed gently rocking him to his final rest, and the ocean's invisible flood-tide lifted him higher and higher towards his destined heaven.
  • It is pure humbug to adopt a holier-than-thou attitude in the light of our recent history.
  • No, there must not be a " holier than thou " attitude.
  • Out of date gossip with a suggestive title Holier Than Thou 24 ed.

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