Sentence Examples


  • He in turn, looked at her as if a princess was visiting his humble abode.
  • But it was as a humble follower, not as a rival, that she took George Sand as sponsor.
  • Apparently his birth was humble, but when the obscure figure of the young Artamon emerges into the light of history we find him equipped at all points with the newest ideas, absolutely free from the worst prejudices of his age, a ripe scholar, and even an author of some distinction.
  • PHOCAS, East Roman emperor (602-610), was a Cappadocian of humble origin.
  • The mass of the people remained unrepresented in the government; and even if the consuls existed in the days of Heribert, they were but humble legal officers, transacting business for their constituents in the courts of the bishop and his viscount.

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