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.
  • The publican, taking advantage of the increased crowd, dropped behind and returned to his tavern.
  • The offender is only treated as a heathen and publican when the purity and safety of the church demand it.
  • 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.