Sentence Examples

  • But apart from its extravagances, his theory has undoubted elements of truth.
  • But the storm overwhelmed him: sober Catholics felt that his vulgar extravagances had prejudiced Catholic doctrine, and Miltitz, who was sent from Rome to deal with the situation, administered to him a severe castigation.
  • His extravagances and success at length brought down upon him the hand of the law.
  • The barons alternated between the extravagances of Western chivalry and the attractions of Eastern luxury: they returned from the field to divans with frescoed walls and floors of mosaic, Persian rugs and embroidered silk hangings.
  • Some of the earliest adherents indulged in extravagances of no measured kind.