" Passmore had listened intently to Johnnie's swift, broken, passionate sentences.
Ever a man of the fewest words, a look, a gesture, a brief sentence sufficed to convey his orders to his officers.
But I felt also that he was entitled, on account of all those things which aroused my sympathy, to the severest sentence, which I had already considered it would be my duty to award him.
In one of the most stirring sermons I ever heard, occurred this unjust sentence: "Our country has been built up by the martyr, and not by the millionaire."
we leave the unfinished sentence to imply that we should have been geniuses.
The "indeterminate sentence" is one of the wisest expedients ever brought to bear in penology.
"An interrogative sentence is one, which asks a question."Ib., p. 114.
Frank Errington was the dust which the scoundrel threw metaphorically in the eyes of the police, and you must admit that he succeeded in blinding themto the extent even of making them entirely forget the one simple little sentence, overheard by Mr. Andrew Campbell, and which was, of course, the clue to the whole thingthe only slip the cunning rogue made'Au revoir!
The following sentence from the essay Of Studies will show some of the characteristics of his way of presenting thought: "Reading maketh a full man, conference a ready man, and writing an exact man: and, therefore, if a man write little, he had need have a great memory; if he confer little, he had need have a present wit; and if he read little, he need have much cunning to seem to know that he doth not.
" Half-formed, incoherent sentences like these floated in her mind, seemed to be floating in the air, pronounced by hissing voices.
In each blank of the illustrative sentences insert the word appropriate in meaning.
He knew what terrible revelations must be made if we gave evidence against him, and he therefore preferred death by his own hand to that following a judicial sentence.
"This is a dreadful sentence!" said Helena.
4.In a declarative sentence also, there may be a rhetorical or poetical transposition of one or both of the terms: as, "And I thy victim now remain.
Surely when his spirit knocks at the door, it will be opened to him, and the warriors of our tribe will welcome him, while his foes will be driven away with the awful sentence, Quachet!
There is a pregnant sentence in one of Lamb's letters that flashes with the vividness of lightning into the darkest recesses of those early troubles and embarrassments.
The Rotter incomplete sentences blanks: college form, manual.
When one whole sentence is closely linked with an other, both become clauses or members of a more complex sentence; and when one word or phrase is coupled with an other, both have in general a common dependence upon some other word in the same sentence.
" Once more the colonel was checked, but this time the alteration in his face was no more than a comma's pause in a long balanced sentence.
I had also to unroll such of Bentham's involved and parenthetical sentences as seemed to overpass by their complexity the measure of what readers were likely to take the pains to understand.
So, in every conditional sentence, the prot'asis, or condition, differs considerably from the apod'osis, or principal clause, even where both are expressed as facts.
The old man gulped down his grief and made his communication in a few hurried sentences.
"I'll attend to all that," and he beckoned to Pelletan with his finger and whispered a rapid sentence in his ear.
Yet before her he was tongue-tied, incapable of uttering a consecutive sentence.