Sentence Examples

  • This proved a palliation of his difficulty, but not a solution.
  • On grounds of policy and morality alike the act was quite indefensible; but it is perhaps some palliation of his perjury that it was committed to satisfy the last urgent wish of a dying man, and that he alone remained true to the nine days' queen when the others who had with him signed Edward's device deserted her.
  • If he refrained from actual invective, he accomplished his purpose, according to Guizot, by "omission, palliation and dissimulation."