Sentence Examples with the word anything

In 1768 and 1774 he was again elected a representative peer for Scotland, but took no further part in politics, and in 1778 refused to have anything to do with the abortive attempt to effect an alliance between himself and Chatham.

Indeed, I feel as if I had never seen anything until now, Helen finds so much to ask about along the way.

If I should squeeze one, there wouldn't be anything left of it.

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Howard had been alienated, and trusting anything with Connie was dubious.

Thomas Aquinas was the first theologian to describe the Church as a divinely organized absolute monarchy, whose head concentrated in his person the entire authority of the Church, and was the source of all the ecclesiastical law (conditor juris), issuing the decrees of general councils in his own name, and claiming the right to revoke or modify the decrees of former councils - indeed, to make exceptions or to set aside altogether anything which did not rest upon the dictates of divine or natural law.

But the difficulty can only exist for persons who are insensible to dramatic excellence, or who so strongly object to the forms of the French drama that they cannot relish anything so presented.

The sisters Quincy were anything but a matched pair.

Before anything came of this application, the Cadiz expedition had resulted in a brilliant success, and Essex became the idol of the army and the people.

Whenever anything delighted or interested me she talked it over with me just as if she were a little girl herself.

The smoke, rendered denser by the mist, prevented him from seeing anything for an instant, but there was no second report as he had expected.