Sentence Examples


  • He had to repay the odious debt to the Council.
  • At Palermo the Sicilians struggled hard to establish a republic in place of the odious government of an alien dynasty.
  • The production of qualities which would have suited many purposes of consumption was prohibited, and the odious supervision which became necessary involved great waste of time and a stereotyped regularity which resisted all improvements.
  • Athens must never again seek "empire" in the sense which became odious under the influence of Cleon and Hyperbolus, - when, to use the image of Aristophanes, the allies were as Babylonian slaves grinding in the Athenian mill.
  • They might not be so personally odious as the favorites of Edward II.
 

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