Sentence Examples

  • On the other hand, it is generally the case that even in the most unpromising inn the bedding is clean.
  • Marius, out of unpromising materials and a demoralized soldiery, organized a well-disciplined army, with which he inflicted on the invaders two decisive defeats, the first in 102 at Aquae Sextiae (Aix), 1 8 m.
  • It is unnecessary to follow out the history of these somewhat unpromising attempts.
  • The beginning of his reign was not unpromising; but all too soon that nepotism began which attained its height under this Spanish pope, and dominated his whole pontificate.
  • Its total membership is under ioo,000, and it has some 350 missionaries, labouring in the most unpromising fields - Greenland, Labrador, Alaska, Central America, Tibet, and among the Hottentots.

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