Sentence Examples


  • At this he laboured in vacation time for at least ten years.
  • They laboured carefully in copying books, being instant continually in sacred study and devout meditation.
  • Although the idol of his victorious army, and in a position enabling him to exercise autocratic power, he laboured unostentatiously for more than a year and a half as a member of the parliament, whose authority he supported to the best of his ability.
  • On the whole, there is no reason to doubt Occam's honest adhesion to each of the two guides whose contrariety he laboured to display.
  • On the 7th of May 1451 Waynflete, from "le peynted chambre" in his manor house at Southwark, asserting that his bishopric was canonically obtained and that he laboured under no disqualification, but feared some grievous attempt against himself and his see, appealed to the protection of the pope.