Posterity in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Posterity

All the future generations, especially the descendants of a specific person.

Short Example Sentence for Posterity

  • 1. The same question is still put to the posterity of Thor. 🔊
  • 2. The posterity of Adam soon forgot God. 🔊
  • 3. My name will be handed down to posterity as that of a universal benefactor. 🔊
  • 4. Never forget that posterity will sit in judgment on princes. 🔊
  • 5. The love of posterity is a consequence of the necessity of death. 🔊
  • 6. Hence it is said his posterity bore the serpent and child as their ensign. 🔊
  • 7. To posterity I bequeath the recognition of these poor captives. 🔊
  • 8. What mortals while they live But half receive, posterity shall give. 🔊
  • 9. About posterity were I to prate, Who then the living would amuse? 🔊

How to use Posterity in a Sentence?

  • 1. Did you expect posterity to reverse the verdict of the satirists, and to do you justice? 🔊
  • 2. And, then, there was a reliance upon posterity which is neither felt nor warranted now. 🔊
  • 3. As we have seen in so many other instances, it was left for posterity to do Collins justice. 🔊
  • 4. What dazzles, for the moment born, must perish; What genuine is posterity will cherish. 🔊
  • 5. The Archduke Francis Ferdinand will go down to posterity without having yielded up his secret. 🔊
  • 6. By what means were the posterity of Shem and Japheth enabled to enslave the posterity of Ham? 🔊
  • 7. The whole posterity of Shem and Japheth are intellectually superior to the posterity of Ham. 🔊
  • 8. This is exact truth, but without any appearance of being so; and posterity will with difficulty believe it. 🔊
  • 9. Of course none of the now surviving species of apes is to be regarded as the unaltered posterity of that primeval parent-form. 🔊
  • 10. It was further asserted that these liberties were to be enjoyed by the people of the Colony and their posterity forever. 🔊
  • 11. If he was, posterity may be sure that his influence was not exercised unduly in the direction of a bloodless solution of the crisis. 🔊
  • 12. Have we not bound it on posterity forever, though our abettors have declared that no one generation is competent to bind another? 🔊
  • 13. He would have been passed down to posterity as a dealer in wholesale scandal, who cared nothing for the wounded feelings of relatives. 🔊
  • 14. I place the most implicit confidence in his faithfully transmitting to posterity what I have imparted to him for this purpose. 🔊
  • 15. He goes on enviously to imagine the discovery by posterity of a means of transplanting oaks of a hundred and fifty years as easily as tulip-bulbs. 🔊
  • 16. Realising full well that posterity would read him, he also realised what were the things that posterity would like to hear about it. 🔊
  • 17. That might be all right for posterity, but we have got to be sure of it, or our posterity is not going to be able to pay the national debt. 🔊
  • 18. The fellow, as usual, was thinking only of what a grand thing it would be if he could only get that scene for posterity to gaze upon. 🔊
  • 19. He is clear that "arts are not yet come to their solstice," and that posterity will bring hidden things to light. 🔊
  • 20. The career of its greatest hero illustrates the manner in which the loyal nation gave to posterity a victorious Union. 🔊
  • 21. He appeals with confidence to the "impartial decision of posterity"; but posterity does not appoint a hearing for one per cent. 🔊
  • 22. By reason of the valour of that man whose very dust your posterity will honour and revere, the liberties of the Poles have been born again. 🔊
  • 23. And yet, it was a curious phase: their influence was generally found when history untangled for posterity some Gordian knot. 🔊
  • 24. Anarchism, at least as I understand it, leaves posterity free to develop its own particular systems, in harmony with its needs. 🔊
  • 25. Let the facts attest and let posterity decide; thank Heaven I shall not be there to hear the verdict. 🔊
  • 26. Nor should they be held up to the curiosity of posterity as a singular and pernicious exhibition, detached from his time and generation, and independent of them. 🔊
  • 27. And for some reason, which posterity will doubtless find even more difficult to fathom than I have, I was chosen. 🔊
  • 28. If we succeed in clearing the soil from the rubbish of the past and present, we will leave to posterity the greatest and safest heritage of all ages. 🔊
  • 29. Accursed should I be, and all my posterity with me, if I were to sell my oppressed nation for a few pence and bring armies against my native land. 🔊
  • 30. He did not sufficiently study the mystery of facts and thoughts, did not sufficiently investigate and scrutinize their connection, to give posterity a just and impartial opinion. 🔊
  • 31. She has celebrated the funeral of kings and kingdoms that plotted her destruction; and, with the inscriptions of their pride, has transmitted to posterity the record of their shame. 🔊