Sentence Examples


  • The illiterate school population was about 41%, and of those of 15 years and over 54% were illiterate.
  • Though himself a plain and almost illiterate soldier, he was a founder of schools, and he also provided medical attendance for the poor of Rome, by appointing a physician for each of the fourteen districts of the city.
  • Regimental schools impart elementary education to illiterate soldiers.
  • Whereas the levy of 1894 showed 40% of the recruits to be completely illiterate, only 27% were illiterate when the levy was discharged in 1897.
  • The immediate result of the reform was to increase the political influence of large cities where the proportion of illiterate workmen was lower than.

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