Sentence Examples

  • In his comedy of The Envious Man he introduced the manner of Moliere, or more properly that of Holberg.
  • The envious but graphic description of his demeanour conveyed to us by Bishop Kennet attests the real dignity of his position no less than the airs he thought fit to assume in consequence.
  • Colbertvery envious of Hollands wealthprepared the finances, le Tellier the army and de Lionne the alliances.
  • The respectable mediocrity of Chapelain might misapprehend him; the lesser geniuses of Scudery and Mairet might feel alarm at his advent; the envious Claverets and D'Aubignacs might snarl and scribble.