Sentence Examples


  • In the remaining parts the translation is somewhat easier and more skilful, though even here Latinisms and un-English renderings abound.
  • As a writer he was apt to be turgid and prolix, and there was a somewhat un-English element of ostentation in his manner.
  • The apprehension never died out in his mind; and when he knew that the principles and abstractions, the un-English dialect and destructive dialectic, of his former acquaintances were predominant in the National Assembly, his suspicion that the movement would end in disastrous miscarriage waxed into certainty.