Sentence Examples


  • As a folly or a crime, and earnestness of every kind was branded with the name of enthusiasm.
  • The swift, unhesitating charge was more than unusual in the wars of the time, and was possible only because of the peculiar earnestness of the men who fought the English war.
  • Tait had all Blomfield's earnestness and his powers of work, with far wider interests.
  • And while as thinkers they diverged in their opinions, so too they differed radically in character, in reverence for their subject and in religious earnestness and moral worth.
  • Among all the fathers of the first three centuries Tertullian has given the most powerful expression to the terrible earnestness of the Gospel.