Sentence Examples


  • As generally understood, Duns makes caprice supreme in God.
  • Examination of titles in the Prophets and the Psalms (to say nothing of Ecclesiastes and Wisdom of Solomon) makes it evident that these have been added by late editors who were governed by vague traditions or fanciful associations or caprice, and there is no reason to suppose the titles in Proverbs to be .exceptions to the general rule.
  • With proclamations, placaats and statutes abundantly filling huge tomes, the caprice of the governor was in truth the law.
  • The creation of a new capital by Constantine was not an act of personal caprice or individual judgment.
  • These fluctuations were owing partly to the character of Louis XV., and partly also to the fact that society in the 18th century was too advanced in its ideas to submit without resistance to the caprice of such a man.