Sentence Examples

  • Having once suspected that he had done anything unbecoming a king by divine right and a gentleman.
  • Though other forms of literature might be thought unbecoming to the dignity of a free-born citizen, this was never so with history.
  • Admitting that the fable of the battle of the gods was " unbecoming," if literally understood, Theagenes represented it as an allegorical account of the war of the elements.
  • The serfs were bought, sold, and given in presents, sometimes with the land, sometimes without it, sometimes in families and sometimes individually, sale by public auction being alone forbidden, as " unbecoming in a European state."
  • Severus evidently approves the action of the British and Gaulish bishops, who deemed it unbecoming that they should lie under pecuniary obligation to the emperor.

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