Sentence Examples


  • The merit of Bruce is that he did not despise the lesson.
  • Kutuzov's merit lay, not in any strategic maneuver of genius, as it is called, but in the fact that he alone understood the significance of what had happened.
  • The relative merit of the two systems depends upon the question how we can secure the best efficiency and equity in the application of the principles thus far laid down.
  • Rank is nominally determined by merit, as tested by competitive examinations.
  • The First Consul, on the other hand, sought to recognize and reward merit in all walks of life.