Sentence Examples

  • So far he may be fairly called the precursor of later utilitarianism.
  • Lifting her in his strong arms the way she had come to recognize as a precursor to lovemaking, he headed for their bedroom.
  • In this, as in other respects, he was a precursor of Protestantism.
  • The only extant prose work which may be assigned to the end of this period is the treatise on rhetoric known by the title Ad Herennium (c. 84) a work indicative of the attention bestowed on prose style and rhetorical studies during the last century of the republic, and which may be regarded as a precursor of the oratorical treatises of Cicero and of the work of Quintilian.
  • In his literary spirit he is a precursor of the humanists of the Renaissance.