Sentence Examples


  • His severity has remained legendary.
  • He determined to treat prisoners captured from submarines, in view of their breaches of the laws of war, with more severity than ordinary prisoners; but the Germans retaliated harshly on the most noteworthy English prisoners in their hands, and Mr. Balfour, on succeeding Mr. Churchill, gave up this discrimination.
  • More than eight or ten years rarely pass without tornadoes or hurricanes of local severity at least.
  • Their servility awakened the bitterest contempt of their conquerors and forms the best excuse for the unparalleled severity of the French yoke.
  • He exhibited severity and injustice when dealing with pagans and heretics.
 

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