Sentence Examples


  • The novel merges humor with poignancy as Birdy fends off a variety of suitors and attempts to express her strong-minded personality despite the social constraints of the time in which she lives.
  • Darnley, though a Catholic, thought it well to go to Knox's preaching; but was so unfortunate as to hear a very long sermon, with allusions not only to "babes and women" as rulers, but to Ahab who did not control his strong-minded wife.