Sentence Examples

  • We never learned meanness of them.
  • Many an irksome noise, go a long way off, is heard as music, a proud, sweet satire on the meanness of our lives.
  • Any nobleness begins at once to refine a man's features, any meanness or sensuality to imbrute them.
  • In fact, except personal courage, great fertility in military resource, a lively though sometimes ill-directed repugnance to injustice, oppression and meanness of every description, and a considerable power of acquiring influence over those, necessarily limited in numbers, with whom he was brought into personal contact, General Gordon does not appear to have possessed any of the qualities which would have fitted him to undertake the difficult task he had in hand."
  • The shadows of poverty and meanness gather around us, "and lo! creation widens to our view."