Sentence Examples

  • It has been stated that Napier's mathematical pursuits led him to dissipate his means.
  • The variety of his pursuits at this time carried him over the whole field of ancient and modern literature.
  • He was the son of a merchant, and was himself trained for the pursuits of commerce, in which, by his abilities and enterprising spirit, he attained a conspicuous position.
  • His favourite pursuits were scientific, and his authority on all questions of practical science was referred to by the senate of Venice.
  • He never recovered his elasticity of spirits, though he continued to occupy himself with his favourite pursuits, and to frequent the society of his brother philosophers.

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