Sentence Examples

  • His two sons had died in infancy, and his successor was his only legitimate child, Mary.
  • In the infancy of the Roman republic its revenues were of the kind usual in such communities.
  • By her first husband she had no children, by her second a son who died in infancy, and a daughter, Jeanne d'Albret, who became the mother of Henry IV.
  • In his infancy he had heard so much talk about the villainies of the Whigs, and the dangers of the Church, that he had become a furious partisan when he could scarcely speak.
  • Of repentance it would seem that she knew as little as of fear, having been trained from her infancy in a religion where the Decalogue was supplanted by the Creed.

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