They in a sentence 🔊

Definition of They

(now Southern England dialectal or nonstandard) The, those. [from 14th c.] | (US dialectal, including African American Vernacular) Their. [from 19th c.] | (US dialectal) There (especially as an expletive subject of be). [from 19th c.]

Short Example Sentence for They

  • 1. Can they be our virtue or our vice? 🔊
  • 2. But they do not get rid of difficulties by denying facts. 🔊
  • 3. How, then, do they vindicate their own system? 🔊
  • 4. Are they ours only because they are necessarily caused to exist in our minds? 🔊
  • 5. How do they repel the frightful consequences which infidelity deduces from it? 🔊
  • 6. They strive to reconcile them, and are happy when they succeed. 🔊

How to use They in a Sentence?

  • 1. Is it because his volitions, as they are called, are not necessarily determined by causes? 🔊
  • 2. In truth, the feelings do not act at all, and consequently they cannot act upon the will. 🔊
  • 3. This consists, not in holy feelings, as they are called, but in holy exercises of the will. 🔊
  • 4. From Thee departing, they are lost and rove At random, without honour, hope, or peace. 🔊
  • 5. They would have been more than human if they had not fallen into some such errors as these which we have ascribed to them. 🔊
  • 6. Thus they are at war with themselves, as well as with their great coadjutors in the cause of necessity. 🔊
  • 7. The same is true of all our feelings; they are necessarily determined by the objects in view of the mind. 🔊
  • 8. The means may be impure in themselves considered, but they are rendered pure by the cause in which they are employed. 🔊
  • 9. Having attempted to explain a fact which has no existence, it is no wonder that they should have involved themselves in clouds and darkness. 🔊
  • 10. Yet we are told that we are accountable for all the acts thus produced in us, because they are the acts of our own wills! 🔊
  • 11. It clearly does not; and hence there is a radical defect in the argument of these learned divines and the school to which they belong. 🔊
  • 12. Leibnitz does not mean that evil proceeds from abstract ideas, before they are embodied in the creation of real moral agents. 🔊
  • 13. So far from being able to see how these things can hang together, it seems evident that they are utterly repugnant to each other. 🔊
  • 14. And as according to his postulate, the will or volition is also caused by other things of which it has no disposal, so they are also necessitated. 🔊
  • 15. Certainly they are; this is not denied; and yet we are not allowed to impute the moral quality of the acts to the agent in such cases. 🔊
  • 16. They are innocent; that is, they are neither our virtue nor our vice, but a medium between moral good and evil. 🔊
  • 17. The language he employs often represents the facts of nature, but not facts as they would be, if his system were true. 🔊
  • 18. But if it had any concreated dispositions at all, they must be either right or wrong, either agreeable or disagreeable to the nature of things. 🔊
  • 19. The only freedom which they allow to man, pertains, as we have shown, not to the will at all, but only to the external sphere of the body. 🔊
  • 20. The decisions of the intelligence, then, are not free acts; indeed, they are not acts at all, in the proper sense of the word. 🔊
  • 21. He answers these questions precisely as they were answered by Luther and Calvin more than a hundred years before his time. 🔊
  • 22. We ask, How a man can be accountable for his acts, for his volitions, if they are caused in him by an infinite power? 🔊
  • 23. In relation to the holy actions of men, all the praise is due to God, say they, because they were produced by his power. 🔊
  • 24. However, if they will call this a contradiction of wills, we know that there is such a thing; so that it is the greatest absurdity to dispute about it. 🔊
  • 25. And to enforce this lesson, he assured them that it was displeasing to the gods for men to attempt to pry into the wonderful art wherewith they had constructed the universe. 🔊
  • 26. They might have witnessed his love to sinless beings; but they could never have seen that love in its omnipotent yearnings over the ruined and the lost. 🔊
  • 27. But the advocates of necessity cannot be understood in this sense; for they deny that the mind is the cause of volition, and insist that it is caused by motive. 🔊
  • 28. But, surely, we need have no weak fears on this ground; for although it may be too high for us, they do not pretend that it is too high for God. 🔊
  • 29. The reason why the views of most persons concerning this relation are so vague and indistinct is, that they do not possess a sufficiently clear and perfect analysis of the human mind. 🔊
  • 30. And how many of the followers of the great reformer adopt his doctrine, and wield his thunderbolts, without perceiving how destructively they recoil on themselves! 🔊
  • 31. But they are of one particular sort, and hence there must be some antecedent to account for this uniformity in their nature, and they could not have been brought forth by nonentity! 🔊
  • 32. Though we have taken great pains to obviate objections by the manner in which we have unfolded and presented our views, yet we cannot but foresee that they will have to run the gauntlet of adverse criticism. 🔊
  • 33. And if there were no certain or fixed connexion between his external actions and their consequences, either as they affected himself or others, he certainly would not be responsible for those consequences. 🔊
  • 34. We may say that they are also free, because the opposite motions imply no contradiction; and we only have to vary the force in order to vary the motion. 🔊