Sentence Examples

  • As his over-sanguine visions of a new order of things to be ushered in by political change disappeared, he began to direct his thoughts to religious subjects.
  • Rostopchin, though he had patriotic sentiments, was a sanguine and impulsive man who had always moved in the highest administrative circles and had no understanding at all of the people he supposed himself to be guiding.
  • The Frenchman emitted a merry, sanguine chuckle, patting Pierre on the shoulder.
  • However Professor Ferguson is too sanguine in his early assessment that Germany 's economic problems will not lead to the ascendancy of extremist parties.
  • While his intentions were pure, he only became a dupe to his sanguine temper and his own theories.

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