Sentence Examples


  • Apart from the two functions of discerning between right and wrong, and actively predisposing the agent to moral action, conscience has further a retrospective action whereby remorse falls upon the man who recognizes that he has broken a moral law.
  • By the peace of Vienna, Bocskay obtained religious liberty and political autonomy, the restoration of all confiscated estates, the repeal of all unrighteous judgments and a complete retrospective amnesty for all the Magyars in royal Hungary, besides his own recognition as independent sovereign prince of an enlarged' Transylvania.
  • (the best general work on the subject); C. Port, Les Origines de la Vendee (Paris, 1888); C. Leroux-Cesbron, "Correspondance des representants en mission a l'armee de l'ouest (1794-95)" in the Nouvelle Revue retrospective (1898); Blachez, Bonchamps et l'insurrection vendeenne (Paris, 1902); P. Mautouchet, Le Conventionnel Philippeaux (Paris, 1901).
  • He published Something of Men I have Known; With Some Papers of a General Nature, Political, Historical and Retrospective (1909).
  • The retrospective exhibition of means of transport was interesting in view of the recent opening of the Simplon tunnel, the occasion of the exhibition.

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