Sentence Examples


  • He was the first of his class who endeavoured to trace the causes of events, instead of contenting himself with a bare statement of facts.
  • By the peace signed on the 24th of December 1502, however, the status quo was practically restored, the sultan contenting himself with receiving Santa Maura in exchange for Cephalonia.
  • He stuck to his post throughout the plague year, contenting himself with sending his family away to Wotton.
  • Taking advantage of this last clause, Laynez applied the new law to two houses only, namely, Rome and Lisbon, the other houses contenting themselves with singing vespers on feast days; and as soon as Paul IV.
  • He did not minutely analyse the doctrine of predestination as Luther, Calvin and Zwingli did, contenting himself with the summary "Our Salvation is of God, our perdition of ourselves."
 

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