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.
  • In the course of this process, undertaken for the first time with the rigour of mathematicians, some contradictions have become apparent.
  • At the time when the inhabitants of Punakha (the winter residence of the rajas) are afraid of exposing themselves to the blazing sun, those of Ghasa experience all the rigour of winter, and are chilled by perpetual snows.
 

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