Sentence Examples


  • Then, excusing herself, she went to the door of the old prince's room.
  • "Thanks, Joe," Mayer said, excusing Chernak, who looked disappointed as he reluctantly left.
  • In October of the same year, however, he returned to Saxony, excusing himself by asserting that his lands had not been defended according to the emperor's promise.
  • He writes of himself, excusing the composition of his memoirs, that he has known little or nothing of contemporary celebrities, and that his memory is inaccurate: "All my energy was directed upon one end - to improve myself, to form my own mind, to sound things thoroughly, to free myself from the bondage of unreason...
  • The soldiers live by plunder, the monks by alms. The haughtiest Abyssinian is not above begging, excusing himself with the remark, "God has given us speech for the purpose of begging."