Sentence Examples

  • It is considered essential to modesty to cover the head.
  • Before she could escape into the modesty of the robe, he pulled her toward him.
  • Even if modesty wasn't at the top of Franny's traits-list, it was January!
  • 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.
  • Doubtless, at the first founding of the school Zeno himself and Zeno's pupils were inspired with this hope; they emulated the Cynics Antisthenes and Diogenes, who never shrank out of modesty from the name and its responsibilities.

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