Sentence Examples


  • The point of enduring interest as regards the Andamans is the penal system, the object of which is to turn the life-sentence and few long-sentence convicts, who alone are sent to the settlement, into honest, self-respecting men and women, by leading them along a continuous course of practice in self-help and self-restraint, and by offering them every inducement to take advantage of that practice.
  • I should have known no self-respecting hood would do that.
  • In 1859 he began, in concert with Sir William Thomson (afterwards Lord Kelvin), to work on problems respecting the making and use of cables, and the importance of his researches on the resistance of gutta-percha was at once recognized.
  • Special provisions were made respecting appeals from the High Court to the sovereign in council.
  • Respecting the salaries of the governors of states, the constitution made no provision.
 

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