Sentence Examples


  • In Athanasius the relation of the work of Christ to Satan retires into the background, Gregory of Nazianzus and John of Damascus felt scruples about this view.
  • It climbs well, prefers open forest in the neighbourhood of water, is often found in plantations where it retires into a hole in the ground, and lives chiefly on birds and small mammals.
  • At the beginning of the cold season the common dormouse retires to its nest, and curling itself up in a ball, becomes dormant.
  • Senators are elected for four years, but one-half the membership of the Senate retires every two years.
  • After this the new bishop, who has so far been vested only in a rochet, retires and puts on the rest of the episcopal habit, viz.
 

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