Sentence Examples


  • Imparted a self-reliant enthusiasm to his countrymen, formed them into an army, and organized them as a political community; his mountaineer infantry, though limited in numbers, proved desperately courageous; his cavalry was daring and ubiquitous.
  • In some cases, by taking away the strong, self-reliant and energetic, it may result in the deterioration of the home population.
  • They are of a tougher fibre than the Aroras; sturdy and self-reliant, slow to speak but quick to strike.
  • The ordinary Egyptian is not self-reliant or energetic by nature, and, like most Eastern people, finds it difficult to be impartial where duty and family or other personal relations are in the balance.
  • For the last hundred years the peasants had been a leading factor in the political life of the land; and perhaps in no other contemporary European state could so self-reliant The a class of yeomen have been found.

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