Sentence Examples


  • I am surprised at the mastery of language which your letter shows.
  • No preacher of the century had this mastery over his audience.
  • Though few excelled him in a knowledge of the forms of the House or in mastery of administrative details, his tact in dealing with men and with affairs was so defective that there is perhaps no one who has been at the head of an English administration to whom a lower place can be assigned as a statesman.
  • The undisputed mastery of the eastern trade increased its bulk in Venice.
  • This system, by diminishing the freeman's mastery over himself and his power to determine his occupation, reduced the interval between him and the slave; and the latter on the one hand, the free domestic servant and workshop labourer on the other, both passed insensibly into the common condition of serfdom.