Sentence Examples


  • The petty ills of life do not disturb his equanimity.
  • He pointed to his manuscript book with that air of escaping from the ills of life with which unhappy people look at their work.
  • In letters of 1779-1780' he correctly diagnoses the ills of the Confederation, and suggests with admirable prescience the necessity of centralization in its governmental powers; he was, indeed, one of the first, if not to conceive, at least to suggest adequate checks on the anarchic tendencies of the time.
  • The feeble inadequacy of conception, infirmity of power, factional jealousy, disintegrating particularism, and vicious finance of the Confederation were realized by many others; but none other saw so clearly the concrete nationalistic remedies for these concrete ills, or pursued remedial ends so constantly, so ably, and so consistently.
  • These, they tell him, are ills to which man is liable.
 

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