567 examples of construes in sentences

But he can construe all the grammar rules.

Construe your lesson, parse it, ad unguem et condemnato to, I'll pardon thee.

Mrs. Behn suffered enough at the hands of supercilious prudes, who had the barbarity to construe her sprightliness into lewdness; and because she had wit and beauty, she must likewise be charged with prostitution and irreligion.

Some have held him for a scholar, but trust me such are in a palpable error, for he never yet understood so much Latin as to construe Gallo-Belgicus.

" "Parents, friends, fortunes, country, birth, alliance, &c., ebb and flow with our conceit; please or displease, as we accept and construe them, or apply them to ourselves."

The words [Greek: ouch hôs genómenon] he construes thus: "not as eternally generated," as if he had read [Greek: gennômenon], supplying [Greek: aïdíôs] by imagination.

" His having been taken out of that kind of life by Virgil (construed in the literal sense, in which, among other senses, he has directed us to construe him), may imply, either that the delight of reading Virgil first made him think of living in a manner more becoming a man of intellect, or (possibly) that the Latin poet's description of Æneas's descent into hell turned his thoughts to religious penitence.

Herbart's psychology was preceded by a philosophy of nature, which construes matter from attraction and repulsion, and declares an actio in distans impossible.

Cousin will neither deny metaphysics with the Scotch, nor construe metaphysics a priori with the Germans, but with Descartes bases it on psychology.

Great Britain so construes the convention as to maintain unchanged all her previous pretensions over the Mosquito Coast and in different parts of Central America.

Guiltless as I knew myself to be, still, I was aware that many incidents had transpired, which my enemies could and would construe to my disadvantage; moreover, Lewis had money, which he would freely distribute to gain his point right or wrong, and to get me out of his way.

The next, I confess, has a little more weight, and might have excused a delay if the assurance given by Mr. Sérurier had been, as your excellency construes it, merely of a disposition to hasten the presentation of the law.

The absurdity of a Government that has no right to governand of laws which have no fixed meaningbut which each man construes to mean what he pleases and obeys accordinglymust be evident to every one.

The absurdity of a Government that has no right to governand of laws which have no fixed meaningbut which each man construes to mean what he pleases and obeys accordinglymust be evident to every one.

King Constantine of Greece, improved in health, construes his neutrality in terms of ever increasing benevolence to his brother-in-law the Kaiser.

"Indeed, I thought they were to be married this fall?" "Such has been the report; but as she has not seen or heard from him since, she does not know how to construe his conduct towards her.

Nay, he construes even precedent with the most ingenious rigor; since the exclusion of women from all direct contact with affairs can be made far more perfect in a republic than is possible in a monarchy, where even sex is merged in rank, and the female patrician may have far more power than the male plebeian.

do., preceded by for, anc. after what verbs, omitted, whether to be repeated before infinitives in the same construe.

by formation; its construe, with a verb.

Whatever or whatsoever, its peculiarities of construe., the same as those of what; its use in simp, relation its construc.

Those who construe this and other portions of the Word of God to suit themselves, would protest loudly enough against the "manifest injustice" if it were meted out to them.

True it is that pingit in the first line does not seem to construe satisfactorily, and I am not certain that the poet may not have written fingit.

Construe, construct.

The law, for its own wise purposes, takes care of itself; of its own force, it embraces everything, investigates everything, construes itself, and enforces itself, as the sole power in the premises.

Approaching history thus prepossessed, speculation might be supposed to treat it as a mere passive material, and, so far from leaving it in its native truth, to force it into conformity with a tyrannous idea, and to construe it, as the phrase is, a priori.

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