Sententious sentence example

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  • An increase of sententious imperative clauses is also to be noted.

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  • In the next year followed the Considerations sur les richesses et le luxe, combating the opinions of Necker; and in 1788 the more valuable Considerations sur l'esprit et les mceurs, a book which abounds in sententious, but often excessively frank, sayings.

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  • At the Restoration, pulpit oratory in England became drier, less picturesque and more sententious.

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  • Music he disregarded, and all poetry that was more than sententious prose.

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