Sentence Examples


  • Castner had long been interested in aluminium, and was desirous of lowering its price.
  • These perverts were mostly to be found among nobles desirous of amassing church property, or among those of the clergy who clamoured for communion in both kinds.
  • To those who, in order to promote the cause of international arbitration, are desirous of acquiring a knowledge of the dangers and difficulties which beset this mode of settling disputes, the account which Palmer has left of his part in this arbitration may be commended.
  • According to Herodotus, Anion being desirous of exhibiting his skill in foreign countries left Corinth, and travelled through Sicily and parts of Italy, where he gained great fame and amassed a large sum of money.
  • A mission school has been established, and is attended by the sons of the emir and of the principal chiefs, who are desirous of learning to read and write English.