Sentence Examples

  • He was possessed by the spirit of decadence, imitative rather than originating..
  • In France it had ~ originally no revolutionary character whatever; it proceeded from traditional Gallican theories and from the innovating principle of humanism, and it began as a protest against Roman decadence and medieval scholasticism.
  • Decadence of the municipal bodies into whose inheritance she had entered.
  • In Italy the period of intellectual decadence had set in, and no serious scientific ardour remained to withstand the novelties of abstract theory.
  • Since 1865 the most notable features have been the rise and decadence of the national banks and the rise of the trust companies.

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