Sentence Examples


  • Yet even at home, Alex always minded his manners.
  • Pierre, who had come downstairs, walked through the rooms and struck everyone by his preoccupied, absent-minded, and morose air.
  • This verdict of a fair-minded and highly competent Protestant church historian on the most controverted point of Dominic's career is of great value.
  • Rostov was talking merrily to his two friends, one of whom was a dashing hussar and the other a notorious duelist and rake, and every now and then he glanced ironically at Pierre, whose preoccupied, absent-minded, and massive figure was a very noticeable one at the dinner.
  • He was marked by the modesty of true genius, and his life was given to the single-minded pursuit of truth.