Or, a non-significant sound, which marks the beginning, end, or division of a sentence; such, however, that it cannot correctly stand by itself at the beginning of a sentence, as
A Sentence or Phrase is a composite significant sound, some at least of whose parts are in themselves significant; for not every such group of words consists of verbs and nouns--'the definition of man,' for example - -but it may dispense even with the verb.
But their wild exultation was suddenly checked When the jailer informed them, with tears, Such a sentence
would have not the slightest effect, As the pig had been dead for some years.
The judges sat grave and mute, gave me an easy hearing, and time to say all that I would, but, saying neither Yes nor No to it, pronounced the sentence
of death upon me, a sentence
that was to me like death itself, which, after it was read, confounded me.
The parts of a judge in hearing, are four: to direct the evidence; to moderate length, repetition, or impertinency of speech; to recapitulate, select, and collate the material points, of that which hath been said; and to give the rule or sentence
There the Recorder of the States came to read the sentence
Billy, he told her, had refused bail, refused a lawyer, had asked to be tried by the Court, had pleaded guilty, and had received a sentence
of sixty dollars or thirty days.
The reader must be very weak, if, when he considers the light in which Jones then appeared to Mr Allworthy, he should blame the rigour of his sentence
It could have betokened nothing short of the anticipated execution of some rioted culprit, on whom the sentence
of a legal tribunal had but confirmed the verdict of public sentiment.
The first sentence
was easily dictated to my patient secretary.
He had begun his sentence
intending to say, "Surely you are not Prince Muishkin, are you?
If O-Tar be not greatly angered he may be sentenced to but a single game, in which case he may come out alive; but if O-Tar wishes really to dispose of him he will be sentenced to the entire series, and no warrior has ever survived the full ten, or rather none who was under a sentence
Prisoner at the bar, have you anything to say why the death- sentence
should not be passed upon you?
Bean, one of the Americans, was found a note-book in which had been penciled some sentences
which admit us, in flesh and spirit, as it were, to the presence of these men during their last hours of life, and to the grisly horrors which their fading vision looked upon and their failing consciousness took cognizance of:
In telegraphic sentences
, half swallowed at the ends, They hint a matter's inwardness--and there the matter ends.