Sentence Examples


  • His father was a tradesman of limited means, but of studious character and active mind.
  • After middle life he suffered from the stone, not to mention the common plague of studious men, an irritable mucous membrane.
  • 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
  • But it was a studious life, as well as the life of a dandy, that he led at Carlton House Terrace.
  • For seven years, nevertheless, during which he led a life of studious retirement in the Villa Segni at Bellosguardo, near Florence, he maintained an almost unbroken silence.