Sentence Examples


  • They, and especially the latter, are diffuse and often lax in expression, needlessly prolix, and pompously rhetorical.
  • Professing to be quite satisfied with this arrangement, he pompously announced that Egypt was no longer in Africa, but a part of Europe; but before seven months had passed he found his constitutional position intolerable, got rid of his irksome cabinet by means of a secretly-organized military riot in Cairo, and reverted to his old autocratic methods of government.
 
 

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