Sentence Examples


  • Here was a problem which excited the liveliest curiosity and gave rise to a whole literature.
  • For his old patrons of the house of Medici Ficino always cherished sentiments of the liveliest gratitude.
  • In the course of this work the high priest Hilkiah discovered a "law-book" which gave rise to the liveliest concern.
  • The attitude of the northern powers, however, and especially of Russia, towards Poland was beginning to excite the sultan's liveliest suspicions; and these the accession, in 1762, of the masterful Catherine II.
  • "He was perhaps the most learned and able theologian after Alcuin, as well versed in Greek theology as he was familiar with Augustinianism, a comprehensive genius, who felt the liveliest desire to harmonize theory and practice, and at the same time give due weight to tradition" (Harnack).