Sentence Examples with the word on the contrary

Dron on the contrary retired to the rear and the crowd drew closer together.

This simultaneous discussion of many topics did not prevent a clear understanding but on the contrary was the surest sign that they fully understood one another.

Julie on the contrary accepted his attentions readily, though in a manner peculiar to herself.

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His features were like his sister's, but while in her case everything was lit up by a joyous, self- satisfied, youthful, and constant smile of animation, and by the wonderful classic beauty of her figure, his face on the contrary was dulled by imbecility and a constant expression of sullen self- confidence, while his body was thin and weak.

The spirit of the nation was in them and they fought to kill, not for the honour of their arms. The emperor was not discouraged, but on the contrary renewed his efforts to bring up every available man.

They include terrestrial, semi-aquatic and burrowing types; none of them with any signs of degradation; on the contrary they belong to the most highly organized of snakes.

The Yuruks on the contrary are a truly nomad race.

The evolutionist, on the contrary (see Evolution), maintains that different successive species of animals are in fact connected by parental descent, having become modified in the course of successive generations.

Natasha on the contrary had at once abandoned all her witchery, of which her singing had been an unusually powerful part.

The true Buddhist on the contrary looks forward with enthusiasm to this absorption into eternal bliss.