Sentence Examples


  • Kutuzov's merit lay, not in any strategic maneuver of genius, as it is called, but in the fact that he alone understood the significance of what had happened.
  • The merit of Bruce is that he did not despise the lesson.
  • The judges at Lyons placed it fifteenth in order of merit among the sixteen essays sent in.
  • The "man of great merit," who was still a novice in court circles, wishing to flatter Anna Pavlovna by defending her former position on this question, observed:
  • This day the horrible appearance of the battlefield overcame that strength of mind which he thought constituted his merit and his greatness.