Sentence Examples


  • I can get into enough trouble without people squeezing imaginary insults out of my words.
  • But you need something to keep you from challenging every merchant's son who insults your boots.
  • Libels, insults, &c., resistance to public authority, offences against good customs, thefts and frauds, have increased; assaults are nearly stationary.
  • Nevertheless, the monks continued to be subjected to insults as followers of a heretic, until they obtained from Honorius III.
  • He did not succeed in his mission; he was subjected to the grossest insults; and under compulsion signed a treaty giving over the disputed territory to Bhutan, and making other concessions which the Bhutan government demanded.