Sentence Examples


  • Finally, in his monograph (1886) in the series of "English Worthies," H.
  • I once heard a reverend lecturer on England, a man of learning and intelligence, after enumerating her scientific, literary, and political worthies, Shakespeare, Bacon, Cromwell, Milton, Newton, and others, speak next of her Christian heroes, whom, as if his profession required it of him, he elevated to a place far above all the rest, as the greatest of the great.
  • Do not stay to be an overseer of the poor, but endeavor to become one of the worthies of the world.
  • We should be as good as the worthies of antiquity, but partly by first knowing how good they were.
  • Let him humbly commune with Zoroaster then, and through the liberalizing influence of all the worthies, with Jesus Christ himself, and let "our church" go by the board.

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