Sentence Examples


  • But all his endeavors were in vain, and he almost despaired of finding her again.
  • 17), he despaired of success and asked for terms. By the treaty of Lambeth (Sept.
  • So salvation was to him not a painful progress toward a goal to be reached by the sacraments and by right conduct, but a state in which man found himself so soon as he despaired absolutely of his own efforts, and threw himself on God's assurances.
  • He condemned those who despaired of their mother tongue, and used Latin for their more serious and ambitious work.
  • "When I myself was in the deep, shut up under all [the burden of corruptions], I could not believe that I should ever overcome; my troubles, my sorrows and my temptations were so great that I thought many times I should have despaired, I was so tempted.