Sentence Examples

  • By his championship of the national policy he had raised up formidable foes abroad without securing a single friend or supporter at home, 6 and his fidelity to the national interests was now, through a very mean and ignoble act of personal spite, to be the occasion of his downfall.
  • It was a noble end to what, in spite of its besetting sin of infirmity of moral purpose, was a not ignoble life.
  • A second type of hedonism - less ignoble, but perhaps also less logical - calls men to seek the happiness of others.
  • "I wonder what the old man wants with this lump of foul lard," said Stubb, not without some disgust at the thought of having to do with so ignoble a leviathan.
  • It designates the dark, glutinous substance which is scraped off the back of the Greenland or right whale, and much of which covers the decks of those inferior souls who hunt that ignoble Leviathan.

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