Sentence Examples


  • In return the court paid his debts; but it ought never to be said that he was bribed, for the gold of the court never made him swerve from his political principles - never, for instance, made him a royalist.
  • Come, Ahab's compliments to ye; come and see if ye can swerve me.
  • Swerve me? ye cannot swerve me, else ye swerve yourselves! man has ye there.
  • Swerve me? ye cannot swerve me, else ye swerve yourselves! man has ye there.
  • These warm Trade Winds, at least, that in the clear heavens blow straight on, in strong and steadfast, vigorous mildness; and veer not from their mark, however the baser currents of the sea may turn and tack, and mightiest Mississippies of the land swift and swerve about, uncertain where to go at last.

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