Sentence Examples


  • Indeed, in many parts of his work, in the department of legislative and constitutional theory, it is rather assumed that the interests of some men will continually conflict with those of their fellows, unless we alter the balance of prudential calculation by a readjustment of penalties.
  • To accept Christianity, at least formally, was therefore a prudential safeguard on the part of the Slavonians.
  • In their eulogy of the virtues of the citizen, they pointed out the prudential character of justice and the like as a means of obtaining pleasure and avoiding pain.
  • Dissensions which arose among the missionaries and their apparent lack of success led to a resolution (February 1842) of the Prudential Committee of the Board to abandon the southern station.
  • But for once prudential considerations prevailed, and the short and bloodless war was terminated by the peace of Travendal (Aug.