Sentence Examples


  • Long, and Lord Moira, who directed the plan of the campaign, resolved to act offensively along the whole line.
  • Had he expected to live he could not have said those words in that offensively cold tone.
  • It is perhaps easy to understand how, in the crisis of 1640, when the ethico-political system of Hobbes first took written shape, a peace-loving philosopher should regard the claims of individual conscience as essentially anarchical, and dangerous to social well-being; but however strong might be men's yearning for order, a view of social duty, in which the only fixed positions were selfishness everywhere and unlimited power somewhere, could not but appear offensively paradoxical.