Sentence Examples


  • Perhaps it's my past but I am more able to do so without the infliction of scorn and ridicule poured upon the other girls of my profession by the town's less sinful inhabitants.
  • The trick was discovered, and Heraclides received only ridicule instead of divine honours (Diogenes Laertius v.
  • The same dignity appeared in the grave beauty of his features, though the abnormal height of his cranium afforded an opportunity for ridicule of which the comedians made full use.
  • Of the Christian - which attracted attention, gave them distinction, and even aroused ridicule and opposition.
  • His corruption, his mean submission to a tyrant wife, his greed, his pale face and lean person, which had succeeded to the handsome features and comeliness of earlier days,' were the subject of ridicule, f:om the witty sneers of Halifax to the coarse jests of the anonymous writers of innumerable lampoons.

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