Sentence Examples


  • " We are not born, but reborn, Christians," and that which when done for idols was detestable is acceptable when done for the martyrs.
  • One Scotsman, bent on vindicating the fame of Scots learning, defied him to the combat in a detestable Latin hexameter: - "Maxime, si to vis, cupio contendere tecum."
  • Of the detestable Tiptoft he writes that there flowered in.
  • II onwards employs the technical term Y 4, detestable thing, and it is at least equally possible to treat the longer version of Leviticus as an expansion of Deut.
  • He was a detestable intriguer, and had given his brother just offence by a series of deeds of high-handed violence and by perpetual cavilling.