Sentence Examples

  • It was, however, generally regarded as a mockery, and on the intercession of the British government the sentence was commuted to banishment.
  • Thereupon He was condemned to death for manifest blasphemy, and a scene of cruel mockery followed.
  • To Eusebius the erection of a temple of Venus over the sepulchre of Christ was an act of mockery against the Christian religion.
  • The crowd greeted their arrival with mockery and derision, and being treated as the envoys of heretics they escaped without having obtained a hearing.
  • 553, "Mark that outcry of despair" for "Hark"; Hellas, 472, "Hold each to the other in loud mockery" for "Told."