Sentence Examples


  • His father was a tradesman of limited means, but of studious character and active mind.
  • After middle life he suffered from the stone, not to mention the common plague of studious men, an irritable mucous membrane.
  • In Geneva his progress was arrested, and his resolution to pursue the quiet path of studious research was dispelled by what he calls the "formidable obtestation" of Guillaume Fare1.2
  • But it was a studious life, as well as the life of a dandy, that he led at Carlton House Terrace.
  • He led a studious life until, when war broke out, he entered the service of the republic of Venice and served with distinction in the field.