Sentence Examples


  • Her fingers caressed his bare forearms, the sensual touch increasing her pulse.
  • His will-power had early been undermined by the opium habit, and was further weakened by the sensual excesses that ultimately killed him.
  • She backed out of the sensual room and returned to the living area.
  • The aim is not self-destruction, but self-preservation; and yet the ethics of Manichaeism appears in point of fact as thoroughly ascetic. The Manichaean had, above all, to refrain from sensual enjoyment, shutting himself up against it by three seals - the signaculum oris, manus and sinus.
  • "The Hindu mind," he remarks, "is essentially speculative and transcendental; it will never consent to be shut up in the prison of sensual experience, for it has grasped and holds firmly the central idea that all things are manifestations of some power outside phenomena.