Sentence Examples

  • It was presumptuous of him to purchase them.
  • II et seq.), presumptuous treatment of life (13-17), and the tyranny of the rich (v.
  • Meanwhile, at Rome, Silvester Mazzolini of Prierio, a Dominican monk and Inquisitor, had been studying the Theses, was profoundly dissatisfied with them, and wrote a Dialogue about the Power of the Pope, against the presumptuous conclusions of Martin Luther.
  • All the evidence goes to show that Richard Burke was one of the most presumptuous and empty-headed of human beings.
  • It would be both presumptuous and premature to pass a final verdict upon the value and success of a policy to which, whatever else be said, must be accorded a certain meed of praise for its daring.

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