Sentence Examples


  • Why did men always give women the menial chores?
  • The finest parts of the epic are those in which Gudrun, a prisoner in the Norman castle, refuses to become the wife of her captor, and is condemned to do the most menial work of the household.
  • 3), but to severe menial labour (xii.
  • He sought the most menial offices, and did penance for his sins by the severest austerities.
  • Associating the nude solely with the performance of menial tasks, he deemed it worse than a solecism to transfer such subjects to his canvas, and thus a wide field of- motive was closed to him.

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