Sentence Examples


  • This excessive rigour was mitigated in 1561.
  • As witness, the slave was still subject to the question; as criminal, he was punished with greater rigour than the freeman.
  • As Oberprdsident of Silesia he had already done much to mitigate the rigour of the application of the "May Laws," and as minister of public worship and of the interior he continued this policy.
  • Formal logic of the extremest rigour is nowhere to be found more adequately expressed in all its strength, and it must be added in all its weakness, than in the writings of Mansel.
  • The extreme rigour of the climate of Tibet, which combines great cold with great drought, makes the country essentially very poor, and the chief portion of it little better than desert.