Sentence Examples


  • He was educated at the village school until the age of twelve, and owing to congenital lameness had to walk with crutches.
  • He was of medium height and carried himself so well that his lameness was hardly noticeable.
  • A fanciful explanation of his lameness is that it alludes to the elegiac couplet, one verse of which is shorter than the other.
  • The lameness of the Greeks in angular measurement would alone show that they could not derive itinerary measures from long and accurately determined distances on the earth.
  • In Vedic poetry Agni, the fire-god, is footless; and the ancients themselves attributed this lameness to the crooked appearance of flame (Servius on Aen.