Sentence Examples


  • The unpretending mansion near by was built by Archibald Douglas, 1st earl of Forfar (1653-1712).
  • I know not indeed of any work on the principles of free government that is to be compared, in instruction and intrinsic value, to this small and unpretending volume..
  • In the r3th century this undeveloped stage has passed, and a fine, but still restrained, quality of engraving ensues, which, like all the allied arts of that century, charms with its simple and unpretending precision.