Sentence Examples


  • The gray eyes held a glint of something more than humor, but his lips twisted into a satirical smile.
  • With the exception of the Damage and Destruction in Realms - an account of Julius Caesar, his wars and his death - they are all in verse and extremely multifarious - narrative, devotional hagiological, philosophical and scientific, allegorical and moral, historical, satirical and occasional.
  • It is therefore not in strict character, however admirably satirical, that after going to school himself, he should then go abroad inculcating not what he learned there, but the folly of it.
  • I do not object so much to the cynical and satirical fables as to those in which momentous truths are taught by monkeys and foxes.
  • I do not mean to be satirical, but to express my appreciation of those youths' singing, when I state that I perceived clearly that it was akin to the music of the cow, and they were at length one articulation of Nature.

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