Sentence Examples


  • Objects attract if their charges are different or repel if they are the same.
  • But whilst all the organic processes in man go on mechanically, and though by reflex action he may repel attack unconsciously, still the first affirmation of the system was that man was essentially a thinking being; and, while we retain this original dictum, it must not be supposed that the mind is a mere spectator, or like the boatman in the boat.
  • Although this argument has the support of such great names as Butler and Kant, yet it will repel many minds as an appeal to the motive of self-interest.
  • Certainly Baratieri madi no adequate preparations to repel an Abyssinian attempt t~ reconquer the province.
  • Titus pressed the attack, and the two factions joined hands at last to repel it.

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