Sentence Examples

  • These magistrates, as we have already seen, were originally appointed to control and protect the humbler classes.
  • Of the Sermons - he grants the validity of an appeal to " nature " upon the lines of a sort of Stoical idealism, but for his own part he prefers the humbler appeal to human nature.
  • Probably " Nature " is here employed in a more familiar or humbler sense than in the passing reference in the Sermons.
  • For in Ford's genius there was real refinement, except when the "suprasensually sensual" impulse or the humbler self-delusion referred to came into play.
  • Though there had been no open insurrection, he caused many boyars and humbler persons to be executed, and when some of the great nobles, fearing a similar fate, fled across the frontier and tendered their allegiance to the prince of Lithuania, his suspicion and indignation increased and he determined to adopt still more drastic measures.

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