Sentence Examples

  • Mortifications and the rapture of the visions to which they were admitted.
  • But the royal lovers still had some parliamentary mortifications to undergo.
  • On this theory they rejected the dualism so much emphasized by Catholic Christianity in its penances and mortifications, and held that the body should be restored to its due place of honour.
  • Others, De Retz and La Rochefoucauld, sought consolation in their Memoirs or their Maxims, one for his mortifications and the other for his rancour as a statesman out of employment.