Sentence Examples


  • He is said to have been vain and fat, and to have been so fond of display that he was nicknamed Pompicus, or the Showy (unless the epithet refers to his literary style).
  • He frequently declares that this discovery was the result of the literary labours of his whole life.
  • The fact that he embellished with his own great literary ability the speeches of the Liberals and Reformers only added to the influence of his news-letters.
  • Nicholson, A Literary History of the Arabs (London, 1907), pp. 394-39 8.
  • Hutton took charge of the literary side of the paper, and by degrees his own articles became and remained up to the last one of the best-known features of serious and thoughtful English journalism.

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