Sentence Examples


  • He is a beneficent and venerable old man of the sea, full of wisdom and skilled in prophecy, but, like Proteus, he will only reveal what he knows under compulsion.
  • I had not been seated very long ere a man of a certain venerable robustness entered; immediately as the storm-pelted door flew back upon admitting him, a quick regardful eyeing of him by all the congregation, sufficiently attested that this fine old man was the chaplain.
  • Her venerable bows looked bearded.
  • In one respect this is the most venerable of the leviathans, being the one first regularly hunted by man.
  • Now, venerable priest, further into the light, and hold the Holy Book before me that I may touch it.

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