Sentence Examples


  • As cooling progresses the glassy rock contracts and strain phenomena appear in consequence.
  • To Hegel similarly the world, though evil at any moment, progresses by conflict and suffering towards the good.
  • Contemporaries regarded them in the former of these two aspects, as "holy wars" and "pilgrims' progresses" towards Christ's Sepulchre; the reflective eye of history must perhaps regard them more exclusively from the latter point of view.
  • The young couple are seated in two chairs opposite each other, their right hands tied together by a silken cord, which is gradually wound around them as the ceremony progresses, the bride in the meantime being concealed with a veil of silk or muslin.
  • His progresses through the country with a train of a thousand knights were ruinous to those on whom devolved the burden of entertaining him.