Sentence Examples


  • Maxim, like Langley, employed a staff of highly skilled workmen.
  • It was a maxim of the Sikhs of his time: "If any one treat you ill, bear it.
  • This last was the collection first known and chiefly used in the West during the middle ages; and of its 134 only 97 have been written on by the glossatores or medieval commentators; these therefore alone have been received as binding in those countries which recognize and obey the Roman law, - according to the maxim Quicquid non agnoscit glossa, nec agnoscit curia.
  • " I am not conscious," says he, " of having ever bought a book from a motive of ostentation; every volume, before it was deposited on the shelf, was either read or sufficiently examined "; he also mentions that he soon adopted the tolerating maxim of the elder Pliny, that no book is ever so bad as to be absolutely good for nothing.
  • So, too, in his great maxim " bear and forbear," the last is a command to refrain from the external advantages.
 

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