Sentence Examples

  • A classical education and the instincts of family pride saved him from both the greed and the vulgar display which marked the typical "nabob," the self-made man of those days.
  • Returning to Paris, he became professor of vulgar Arabic in the school of living Oriental languages in 1821, and also professor of Arabic in the College de France in 1833.
  • Thus the sacrament which was intended to be a bond of peace, became a chief cause of dissension and bloodshed, and was often discussed as if it were a vulgar talisman.
  • Royal memory on the subject by petitioning the king on the 19th of December 1 534 " that His Majesty would vouchsafe to decree, that the Scriptures should be translated into the vulgar tongue.
  • " The vulgar almost imagine him as a finite thing."