Sentence Examples


  • Deidre took it, shaken by the experience.
  • The frame is crossed by four metal horizontal rods passing through holes large enough to allow them to rattle when the sistrum is shaken, the rods being prevented from slipping out altogether by little metal stops in the shape of a leaf; sometimes metal rings are threaded over the rods to increase the jingling.
  • In an age when the foundations of the system on which society had rested for centuries were seriously shaken, such subjects as the right of the magistrate to interfere with the belief of the individual, and the limits of his authority over conscience, naturally assumed a prominence hitherto unknown.'
  • Southern Albania and Epirus fell once more under Byzantine rule, which, however, was shaken by numerous revolts.
  • The yoke of the Empire had been shaken off.
 

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