Sentence Examples

  • His father was a tradesman of limited means, but of studious character and active mind.
  • His life was arranged with mechanical regularity; and, as he never married, he kept the habits of his studious youth to old age.
  • A reconciliation was effected by the patriarch of Antioch, but tradition says that Eusebius finally resigned his charge and lived a studious life in Antioch.
  • He was naturally studious, however, and supplemented his scant schooling by night study.
  • In Geneva his progress was arrested, and his resolution to pursue the quiet path of studious research was dispelled by what he calls the "formidable obtestation" of Guillaume Fare1.2