Sentence Examples

  • For the great plan of conquering Canada, Pitt chose young and ardent officers, with Amherst, distinguished for steadiness and self-control, as their commander-in-chief.
  • The sultriness was present, along with the calm steadiness of her blue gaze.
  • In ordinary machinery S=about 32; in machinery for fine purposes Sfrom 50 to 60; and when great steadiness is required S=from 100 to 150.
  • It is remarkable only for the bad conduct of the British dragoons and the steadiness of the infantry.
  • An insect with wings thus hinged may, as far as steadiness of body is concerned, be not inaptly compared to a compass set upon gimbals, where the universality of motion in one direction ensures comparative fixedness in another."

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