Sentence Examples


  • He might have been overlooked but for the well-meant, indignant officiousness of his father.
  • During his year of office, the heroism with which he worked hand in hand with his old enemy, Bishop Strachan, in fighting an attack of cholera, did not prevent him from winning much unpopularity by his officiousness, and in 1835 he was not re-elected either as mayor or alderman.