Sentence Examples


  • They consider themselves bound by the literal interpretation of James v.
  • The book was first taken in a severely literal sense, and particularly in its chiliastic doctrine.
  • It has been shown in the mammals that blood-relationship, in the strict and literal sense, holds good.
  • We feel its presence in his earliest notable work, The Rationale of Religious Enquiry, 1836; and may there see the rigour with which it applied audacious logic to narrow premisses, the tenacity with which it clung to a limited literal supernaturalism which it had no philosophy to justify, and so could not believe without historical and verbal authority.
  • Eastern rhetoric, there is no occasion to seek in this section anything else than literal locusts.