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chastened

chastened Sentence Examples

  • 'I don't grieve for myself,' he says, 'God, it seems, has chastened me.

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  • The rovers who first chastened and finally colonized southern England and Normandy were certainly Danes.

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  • in showing the necessity of dogma and the indispensableness of the austere, ascetic, chastened and graver side of the Christian religion.

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  • Petrarch's lyrics continue the Provencal tradition as it had been reformed in Tuscany, with a subtler and more modern analysis of emotion, a purer and more chastened style, than his masters could boast.

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  • And of all this chastened dignity the archbishop was himself the ever-present, ever-inimitable model - in all that he did the perfect churchman, in all the high-bred noble, in all things, also, the author of Telemaque.

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  • In comparing the Irish tales with the saga, there will be felt deep divergencies in matter, style and taste, the richness of one contrasting with the chastened simplicity of the other; the one's half-comic, half-earnest bombast is wholly unlike the other's grim humour; the marvellous, so unearthly in the one, is almost credible in the other; but in both are the keen grasp of character, the biting phrase, the love of action and the delight in blood which almost assumes the garb of a religious passion.

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  • He was a man happy in his ancestry; he inherited the dignity, the reserve, the keen and vivid intellect, and the picturesque imagination of the French Huguenot, though they came to him chastened and purified by generations of Puritan discipline exercised under the gravest ecclesiastical disabilities, and of culture maintained in the face of exclusion from academic privileges.

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  • Prussia, however, refused to approve of any coup d'etat; the parliament, chastened by the consciousness that its life depended on the goodwill of the king, moderated its tone; and Maximilian ruled till his death as a model constitutional monarch.

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  • Instead of making heavy terms, he offered to the chastened autocrat his alliance, and a partnership in his glory.

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  • I have shown it to no one else as it is not chastened yet.

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  • chastened by the experience, I was not to be tempted by any devilish religion ever afterward.

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  • chastened denominationalism.

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  • No doubt the school will feel suitably chastened by her absence.

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  • somewhat chastened they now look on the matter in a different light.

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  • Its owner who had laughed previous week seemed rather chastened.

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  • They would go away chastened, stirred, amused; they would not be in the riotous mood associated with the tavern.

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  • Barrie, duly chastened, took up position to defend the resultant freekick which came to naught.

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  • We've seen the end of denominationalism as we know it, although not the end of some kind of chastened denominationalism.

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  • A chastened America is unlikely to pick a fight on that right now.

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  • He suffers, is despised, rejected, chastened and afflicted that others may be blessed and be at peace through his chastisement.

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  • Misfortune had chastened him, and the last years of his rule were just and even benevolent, if somewhat autocratic. He died at Mittau, his capital, on the 28th of December 1772.

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