Sentence Examples

  • In one considerable comic fragment attributed to him - the description of a coquette - there is great truth and shrewdness of observation.
  • After a brief residence with his mother, who was needlessly alarmed at the idea of her son falling a victim to some casual coquette, Swift towards the close of 1689 entered upon an engagement as secretary to Sir William Temple, whose wife (Dorothy Osborne) was distantly related to Mrs Swift.
  • Herself a consummate coquette, she could not have maneuvered better on meeting a man she wished to attract.