Sentence Examples

  • Napoleon applied himself with more zest to his studies, in the hope of speedily qualifying himself for the artillery.
  • His approaching departure did not prevent his amusing himself, but rather gave zest to his pleasures.
  • While maintaining intact its religious attitude and its theory of knowledge, it returned with new zest to scientific studies, especially the study of the old philosophers.
  • Nay, it would even be found that the habit of philosophical reflection often operated adversely to the attainment of this end, by developing the thinker's selfconsciousness, so as to disturb that normal relation to external objects on which the zest of ordinary enjoyment depends.
  • This high physical zest in life seems to have declined after 1831, when his eyes began to trouble him, and he became liable to depression.

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