Sentence Examples


  • The irony of having a werewolf in the house didn't escape Jackson.
  • He loved the irony of it all.
  • BL.) Gibbon's literary art, the sustained excellence of his style, his piquant epigrams and his brilliant irony, would perhaps not secure for his work the immortality which it seems likely to enjoy, if it were not also marked by ecumenical grasp, extraordinary accuracy and striking acuteness of judgment.
  • The flavour of these chapters is due to the irony which Gibbon has employed with consummate art and felicity.
  • In his Autobiography he alleges that he learned from the Provincial Letters of Pascal " to manage the weapon of grave and temperate irony, even on subjects of ecclesiastical solemnity."

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