Sentence Examples

  • The days of the Grenville ministry, John and The Wilkes, a profligate and scurrilous writer, had been North, , arrested on a general warrantthat is to say, a warrant BritosJ.
  • After being cast out by the Apostles he came to Rome where, having joined to himself a profligate woman of the name of Helen, he gave out that it was he who appeared as the father on Mt.
  • She showed most favour to her reactionary generals and statesmen, to the Church and religious orders, and was constantly the tool of corrupt and profligate courtiers and favourites who gave her court a deservedly bad name.
  • He was believed to have made away with his wife and his son to win the profligate and wealthy Aurelia Orestilla; it was even suspected that he had been guilty of an intrigue with the Vestal Fabia.
  • The Scottish hierarchy, by this time corrupt and even profligate, saw the twofold danger and met it firmly.

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