Sentence Examples


  • Many authors confound the year of Rome with the civil year, supposing them both to begin on the 1st of January.
  • "Confound him, he's a fool!" said Rostov.
  • I'm guessing I confound you the same way you do me.
  • In order not to confound the innocent with the guilty, Torquemada published a declaration offering grace and pardon to all who presented themselves before the tribunal and avowed their fault.
  • He is, in fact, an instance of the tendency, which has so often been remarked by other nations in the English, to drag in moral distinctions at every turn, and to confound everything which is novel to the experience, unpleasant to the taste, and incomprehensible to the understanding, under the general epithets of wrong, wicked and shocking.