Sentence Examples


  • Pelletan's indiscreet speeches did him no good; and he became a common subject for ill-natured caricatures.
  • His presence became known to the authorities and an indiscreet declaration, "Campion Brag," made the position more difficult.
  • It is not even safe, according to these two fathers, to commit too much to writing; and Clement undertakes not to reveal in writing many secrets known to the initiated among his readers; otherwise the indiscreet eye of the heathen may rest on them, and he will have cast his pearls before swine.
  • To this Baius submitted; though certain indiscreet utterances on the part of himself and his supporters led to a renewal of the condemnation in 1579 by Gregory XIII.
  • There is an amazingly indiscreet letter of Quintus to his brother's freedman, Tiro, in which he says of the consulselect, Hirtius and Pansa, that he would hesitate to put one of them in charge of a village on the frontier, and the other in that of the basement of a tavern (Fam.