Sentence Examples


  • His imprisonment was not a rigorous one, and negotiations for his release were soon begun.
  • Thomas died in Newgate gaol, London, but Bartholomew's imprisonment was not a rigorous one.
  • From his mother, Elizabeth Vitlitsaya, he inherited most of his characteristics, an insatiable love of work, an almost pedantic love of order and the most rigorous sense of duty.
  • His internal administration, though not sufficiently rigorous to check abuses, was upright and thoughtful.
  • A frame naturally slight had been further attenuated by rigorous habits of temperance, and thus rendered proof against the diseases of the tropics.