Sentence Examples


  • Credit became greatly restricted, and all descriptions of speculative enterprise came to an end.
  • As a result it has been far easier for the American than for the European railway builder to take advantage of the speculative instinct in obtaining money.
  • From a linguistic point of view, these treatises with their appendages, the more mystic and recondite Aranyakas and the speculative Upanishads, have to be considered as forming the connecting link between the Vedic and the classical Sanskrit.
  • Among his companions on his voyage round the Cape were the Baron Imhoff, a speculative portrait-painter, and his wife, a lady of some personal attractions and great social charm, who was destined henceforth to be Hastings's lifelong companion.
  • But speculative knowledge breaks down or breaks off at an earlier point.