Sentence Examples


  • Kutuzov's merit lay, not in any strategic maneuver of genius, as it is called, but in the fact that he alone understood the significance of what had happened.
  • The merit of Bruce is that he did not despise the lesson.
  • In the case of a crime we most urgently demand the punishment for such an act; in the case of a virtuous act we rate its merit most highly.
  • A few years afterwards, a Fleming named Rubruquis was sent on a similar mission, and had the merit of being the first traveller of this era who gave a correct account of the Caspian Sea.
  • In so doing they slur over the real position and the real merit of the Saracens with regard to science and art.