Sentence Examples


  • It is considered essential to modesty to cover the head.
  • Though too weak and good-natured to cope with the problem which confronted him, Agis was characterized by a sincerity of purpose and a blend of youthful modesty with royal dignity, which render him perhaps the most attractive figure in the whole of Spartan history.
  • Modesty therefore is highly conventional, and to discover its origin the most primitive tribes must be observed.
  • Before she could escape into the modesty of the robe, he pulled her toward him.
  • She is much praised by historians for her modesty and prudence, and is said to have brought about by her example a considerable improvement in the morals of her nation.