Sentence Examples


  • In antiquity her fame rivalled that of Homer.
  • Having rivalled the exploits of Caesar, he now longed to follow in the steps of Alexander the Great.
  • His conversational powers rivalled those of Dr Johnson; and, if more of his sayings have not been chronicled for the benefit of posterity, the defect is due to the absence of a Boswell.
  • As practical irrigation engineers they are only rivalled by the Chinese.
  • The Chateau of the duc de Luynes, the translator of the Meditations, was the home of a Cartesian club, that discussed the questions of automatism and of the composition of the sun from filings and parings, and rivalled Port Royal in its vivisections.
 

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