Sentence Examples


  • It was a step characteristic of his love for extreme and dramatic action, but it added to the dissensions between him and those who wished only for autonomy under the old dynasty, and his enemies did not scruple to accuse him of aiming at the crown himself.
  • A husband claims his wife as his absolute property, but he has no scruple in handing her over for a time to another man.
  • This was in many cases true, and it is equally true that Mozart and Haydn often had no scruple in following the customs of very bad composers.
  • Now the Pope's turn has come and Bonaparte doesn't scruple to depose the head of the Catholic Church--yet all keep silent!
  • She was glad such cares presented themselves, enabling her without scruple to forget her own grief.

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