Sentence Examples


  • Many people had been surprised to see a man of his genius and learning stooping to every drudgery, and denying himself almost every comfort, for the purpose of supplying a silly, affected old woman with superfluities, which she accepted with but little gratitude.
  • Rich men, out of their superfluities, were thenceforward to pay more than poor men out of their necessities.
  • The fullness of H often runs into superfluities, which are retrenched in B.
  • He made extracts from the existing law, preserving the old words, and merely cutting out repetitions, removing contradictions, retrenching superfluities, so as immensely to reduce the bulk of the whole.
  • Superfluous wealth can buy superfluities only.
 

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