Sentence Examples


  • Here for ten years he remained under supervision, suffering great privations and strictly prohibited from writing anything for publication.
  • It was indeed time; the privations of the besiegers during the previous winter had been terrible; and the position of affairs had only been made worse by the dissensions between Guy de Lusignan and Conrad of Montferrat, who had begun to claim the crown in return for his services, and had, on the death of Sibylla, the wife of Guy, reinforced his claim by a marriage with her younger sister, Isabella.
  • He died in 1650, aged only twenty-eight, a victim to the privations and miseries of a poor scholar's life.
  • The sentence was not carried out, but he died after his release owing to the privations he had endured.
  • This matter is differentiated into particular things (which are not privations but perfections) through the addition of an individualizing principle (haecceitas) to the universal (quidditas).
 

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