Sentence Examples


  • I do not suppose that I have attained to obscurity, but I should be proud if no more fatal fault were found with my pages on this score than was found with the Walden ice.
  • At last, worn out by age, he accepted an amnesty and returned to the city of Mexico, where he died in obscurity on the 10th of June 1876.
  • The contrast between the obscurity of such a man and the fame enjoyed by the fluent young doctors roused Bacon's indignation.
  • It is best to think of him only as the intellectual worker, pursuing in uncomforted obscurity the laborious and absorbing task to which he had given up his whole life.
  • Almost complete obscurity, however, was gathering round it when it became (according to Matt.