Sentence Examples


  • Zacchaeus the publican and the grateful Samaritan leper further illustrate this characteristic. Writing as he does for Gentile believers he omits many details which from their strongly Jewish cast might be unintelligible or uninteresting.
  • Robbery is not permitted to anybody now a days! shouted the publican, picking up his cap.
  • These men, who under the leadership of the tall lad were drinking in the dramshop that morning, had brought the publican some skins from the factory and for this had had drink served them.
  • Another smith tried to enter the doorway, pressing against the publican with his chest.
  • The tall lad, standing in the porch, turned his bleared eyes from the publican to the smith and back again as if considering whom he ought to fight now.
 

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