Sentence Examples

  • His ostentatious hatred of the revolutionary parties marked him out as the natural object for these accusations.
  • His determination to end the system was well shown by the fact that he heavily fined even the earl of Oxford, the companion of his exile~ the victor of Bosworth, and the most notoriously loyal peer in the realm, for an ostentatious violation of the statute.
  • His life of ostentatious austerity, and the courage with which he met his death, had caused all his faults to be forgotten.
  • His autocratic airs and his ostentatious preference for his confidantsof whom he made the one earl of Suffolk and the other marquess of Dublinprovoked both lords and commons.
  • It mattered little to Henry that the cardinal was arrogant, tactless and ostentatious; indeed it suited his purpose that Wolsey should be saddled by public opinion with all the blame that ought to have been laid on his own shoulders.

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