Sentence Examples


  • An increasing stress was laid on the literal sense of Scripture.
  • The translation, however, is stiff and literal to a fault, violating idiomatic usage and the proper order of words in its strict adherence to the Latin.
  • Although the term has since been limited by some writers to one particular part of the subject, it seems best to maintain the original and literal meaning.
  • And the great tragedy is: During these three years, China exported more than twelve million tons of grain along with a literal cornucopia of other agricultural products.
  • And, if no government on earth ever fully carried out the literal meaning of aristocracy as the rule of the best, these civic nobilities come nearer to it than any other form of government.