Sentence Examples


  • As in glyptic so in poetic art, the Hellenism of the time was decadent and Alexandrine rather than Attic of the best period.
  • All her neighbours were either decadent or exhausted states; and France, the most powerful of the Western powers, was her firm ally.
  • Upon the expulsion of the Jesuits in 1767 the Chiquitos became decadent, and now number short of 20,000.
  • Many times already during that evening of a decadent The bat~ civilization, their threatening presence had seemed ii~asion.
  • It was Vittorino's care to see that, while their memories were duly stored with words and facts, their judgment should be formed by critical analysis, attention to style, and comparison of the authors of a decadent age with those who were acknowledged classics.