Sentence Examples with the word sort of

Now the Cinque Ports are partially or somehow under the jurisdiction of a sort of policeman or beadle, called a Lord Warden.

Back and forth, back and forth, in a way that left her skin tingling and her feeling as if she was falling under some sort of spell.

Into the midst of this region of banditti Sigismund came as a sort of grand justiciar, a sworn enemy of every sort of disorder.

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The public was at first greatly mystified by the nature and object of this poem, which was not merely a chronicle of Tennyson's emotions under bereavement, nor even a statement of his philosophical and religious beliefs, but, as he long afterwards explained, a sort of Divina Commedia, ending with happiness in the marriage of his youngest sister, Cecilia Lushington.

The seventh party consisted of the sort of people who are always to be found, especially around young sovereigns, and of whom there were particularly many round Alexander--generals and imperial aides-de-camp passionately devoted to the Emperor, not merely as a monarch but as a man, adoring him sincerely and disinterestedly, as Rostov had done in 1805, and who saw in him not only all the virtues but all human capabilities as well.

This Lakhmid kingdom was more or less dependent, during the four centuries of its existence, on the Sassanian empire, to which it formed a sort of buffer state towards Arabia.

They have a sort of chart, medo, of small sticks tied together, representing the positions of islands and the directions of the winds and currents.

A soul's a sort of a fifth wheel to a wagon.

But the little devil did not seem to fancy such dry sort of fare at all; he never moved his lips.

Since I became some sort of recently resurrected fortune-telling vampire.