Sentence Examples

  • David was not only a great captain, he was a national hero in whom all the noblest elements of the Hebrew genius were combined.
  • The ox tribe is represented in India by some of its noblest species.
  • Syracuse, in its extremity, asked help from the mother-city, Corinth; and now appears on the scene one of the noblest figures in Greek history, Timoleon.
  • And Alfred did grow up to become the wisest and noblest king that England ever had.
  • The noblest survivals of Buddhism in India are to be found, not among any peculiar body, but in the religion of the people; in that principle of the brotherhood of man, with the reassertion of which each new revival of Hinduism starts; in the asylum which the great Hindu sects afford to women who have fallen victims to caste rules, to the widow and the out-caste; in the gentleness and charity to all men, which takes the place of a poor-law in India, and gives a high significance to the half satirical epithet of the " mild " Hindu.

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