Sentence Examples


  • But Frenchmen, always touchy on such a point, regarded Voltaire as something of a deserter; and it was not long before he bitterly repented his desertion, though his residence in Prussia lasted nearly three years.
  • Even Voltaire did not venture to publish this lampoon on a great official of a prince so touchy as the king of Prussia without some permission, and if all tales are true he obtained this by another piece of something like forgery - getting the king to endorse a totally different pamphlet on its last leaf, and affixing that last leaf to Akakia.
  • The business of Martha's bones took a back seat to her present whereabouts and the touchy problem of Mr. Fitzgerald.
  • Some guy, who obviously had more interest in her than the art, got a little touchy-feely.
  • This touchy-feely shit is giving me hives.
 

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