Sentence Examples


  • We hear several times of his sparing those who had conspired against him.
  • In conformity with the decrees of the council of Trent, he cleared the cathedral of its gorgeous tombs, rich ornaments, banners, arms, sparing not even the monuments of his own relatives.
  • In 1576, when Milan was visited by the plague, he went about giving directions for accommodating the sick and burying the dead, avoiding no danger and sparing no expense.
  • In the catchword Homousios, which had been added to the creed at Nicaea, he too recognized the best formula for the expression of the mystery, although in his own writings he made but sparing use of it.
  • He was sparing in his food and simple in his dress; he took but little sleep, and was capable of extraordinary efforts of intellectual toil.
 

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