Sentence Examples


  • Several approving voices were heard in the crowd.
  • He was, nevertheless, suspected of approving the crime.
  • Confucius, though unwilling to discuss any questions concerning the dead, by approving ancestor-worship recognized a future life.
  • The pasha was ordered either to hand over the executioners to vengeance or to resign his place; as he refused to do the forfner he was compelled to do the latter, and presently a rescript came from Constantinople, approving the conduct of the army and appointing one KhalIl Pasha as Musas successor.
  • In his prophetic capacity he published two remarkable books: Chartism (1829), enlarged from an article which Lockhart, though personally approving, was afraid to take for the Quarterly; and Past and Present (1843), in which the recently published Mediaeval Chronicle was taken as a text for the exposure of modern evils.