Sentence Examples

  • The insanity of what she did was beyond his comprehension.
  • Pierre's insanity consisted in not waiting, as he used to do, to discover personal attributes which he termed "good qualities" in people before loving them; his heart was now overflowing with love, and by loving people without cause he discovered indubitable causes for loving them.
  • A year later, the kings insanity being proved incurable, the regency was definitively established (February 1812).
  • There are six more months of insanity to record in 1787.
  • The first attack upon the horrors of the slave-trade was made in 1788; and in the same year, in the debates on the Regency Bill caused by the kings insanity, Pitt defended against Fox the right of parliament to make provision for the exercise of the powers of the crown when the wearer was permanently or temporarily disabled from exercising his authority.