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1900, (w), ''(w)'', Chapter I,
- The murderer, he recalled, had been tried and sentenced to imprisonment for life, but was pardoned by a merciful governor after serving a year of his sentence.
A punishment imposed on a person convicted of a crime.
(RQ:Florio Montaigne Essayes)
*1748, (w), ''Clarissa'', Letter 206:
- I am told that she writes well, and that all her letters are full of sentences.
Sense; meaning; significance.
1387–1400, (w), ''Canterbury Tales''. General Prologue:
- Noght o word spak he moore than was neede,
- And that was seyd in forme and reverence
- And short and quyk and ful of hy sentence ...
1649, (w), ''Eikonoklastes'':
- now to the discourse itself, voluble enough, and full of sentence, but that, for the most part, either specious rather than solid, or to his cause nothing pertinent.
(RQ:TS Eliot Prufrock)
One's opinion; manner of thinking. (defdate)
1667, (w), ''Paradise Lost'', Book II:
- My sentence is for open war.
- By them Luther's works we might pass sentence upon his doctrines.
To declare a sentence on a convicted person; to doom; to condemn to punishment.
1900, (w), (w), Chapter I,
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To utter sententiously.
(quote-book) puis retourna s'asseoir et commença pronuncer la sentence comme s'ensuyt :|translation=(..) then went back and sat down and started to give the verdict as follows: