Sentence Examples


  • Without preamble he began talking.
  • Fred took little time with his preamble before pushing for­ward.
  • Its preamble stated that its object was " to exterminate the root and ground of this pest."
  • The preamble of the document declared that it was the common interest of the three Powers "to maintain intact the integrity of Ethiopia," and Article I.
  • In later years, when the Boers desired to regard the whole of this convention (and not merely the articles) as cancelled by the London Convention of 1884, and with it the suzerainty, which was only mentioned in the preamble, Mr Chamberlain, a member of the cabinet of 1880-1885, pointed out that if the preamble to this instrument were considered cancelled, so also would be the grant of self-government.