Sentence Examples


  • Hence the chronicler makes no secret of his antecedents, nor did they interfere with his career.
  • Antecedents, but not strictly causes) of the mental action, and sacrifices the independence of man to the omnipotence of God.
  • Mackay, The Tubingen School and its Antecedents (1863); A.
  • Immediately on his arrival, the stranger was clothed and entertained, and no inquiry was made as to his name or antecedents until the duties of hospitality had been fulfilled.
  • We see how different this metaphysical conception is from that scientific notion of cosmic evolution in which the lower stages are the antecedents and conditions of the higher.