Sentence Examples


  • When she did venture forth from her digs, a favorite pastime was exploring the cyber world with Fred and his computer.
  • BOWLS, the oldest British outdoor pastime, next to archery, still in vogue.
  • The pastime found favour with the Stuarts.
  • He was known to be truthful, upright and God-fearing; if he had neglected his studies it was to devote himself to manly sports and exercises; and in the pursuit of his favourite pastime, bear-hunting, he had already given proofs of the most splendid courage.
  • But it is obvious to every one who nowadays indulges in the profitless pastime of studying their writings that, as a whole, they failed in grasping the essential difference between homology (or " affinity," as they generally termed it) and analogy - though this difference had been fully understood and set forth by Aristotle himself - and, moreover, that in seeking for analogies on which to base their foregone conclusions they were often put to hard shifts.

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