Sentence Examples

  • Chesterfield's " respectable Hottentot," now identified with George, Lord Lyttelton, was long supposed, though on slender grounds, to be a portrait of Johnson.
  • Under the patronage of that admiral, he arrived at Rio de Janeiro in 1558 with a train of numerous and respectable colonists.
  • His power was reduced in the 6th century, when he was deprived of his authority over the Orient diocese, and became civil governor of Syria Prima, retaining his "respectable" rank.
  • As in France, however, there are some Italian conti whose titles are respectable, and even illustrious, from their historic associations.
  • She established herself as a respectable leader through loyalty, candor, and determination.

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