Sentence Examples

  • This criticism is based on a perverse misreading of the historian's observations on the age of Trajan, Hadrian and the Antonines.
  • The main object of the Austrian chancellor probably was to let Napoleon once more show to the world his perverse obstinacy.
  • To ascertain the truth, he had also put to the torture two maid-servants described as deaconesses, but had discovered nothing beyond a perverse and extravagant superstition.
  • The scepticism which challenges the whole collection may be set aside as radically perverse and unreasonable.
  • Daub had become so hopelessly addicted to this perverse principle that he deduced not only Jesus as the embodiment of the philosophical idea of the union of God and man, but also Judas Iscariot as the embodiment of the idea of a rival god, or Satan."

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