Conceits in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Conceits

plural of conceit

Short Example Sentence for Conceits

  • 1. It inheres in our conceits about knowledge. 🔊
  • 2. Their conceits were sentiments slight and trifling. 🔊
  • 3. Wit and gay conceits proceed not from dull heads. 🔊
  • 4. Of the vain conceits of man in sooth the tongue of truth becomes accuser. 🔊

How to use Conceits in Sentence?

  • 1. And yet how is it that these conceits are so painful now, when they have been pleasant to us in the other instances? 🔊
  • 2. Among the humourous little conceits is a couple of strutting cocks carrying between them a dead fox slung on a rod. 🔊
  • 3. The lacework of its fantasy became daintily apparent in the conceits with which it broidered over all the common objects familiar in homely lives. 🔊
  • 4. Nothing can be more disgusting than a narrative spangled with conceits; and conceits are all that the Davideis supplies. 🔊
  • 5. Is a volume of various conceits or epitome of time, who by his representation and appearance makes things long past seeme present. 🔊
  • 6. He amuses the mind by his happy conceits which, like a good conscience, act as medicine for both mind and body. 🔊
  • 7. A great satisfaction was added to the numerous conceits which served to flatter Gallardo's vanity. 🔊
  • 8. Some men thought it a manly quality to despise a pretty conceit, but it was pretty conceits that made marble live, that made a canvas breathe. 🔊
  • 9. The poet, laughing too, took and plucked it lightly, producing quick airs, conceits of pleasure and of wine. 🔊
  • 10. To attribute all the conceits of this period to the influence of Dr. Donne is but a poor excuse after all. 🔊
  • 11. It was a time of conceits and quackery; but there was a better spirit abroad, of which this good man Host was the representative. 🔊
  • 12. The Englishman little affected the conceits of the red man, seldom opened his heart and was less commonly familiar. 🔊
  • 13. Here, with careful selection, we may garner those delightful thoughts, those gay conceits or pithy stories, that strike our fancy as we read. 🔊
  • 14. As to its setting there is a wide latitude given wherein all the pretty conceits and superstitions attached to precious stones may be exercised at will. 🔊
  • 15. These conceits Addison calls mixed wit; that is, wit which consists of thoughts true in one sense of the expression, and false in the other. 🔊
  • 16. One has frequently occasion to wonder how a man of business could allow himself to be tickled by such obvious straws as are too many of the conceits which give him pleasure. 🔊
  • 17. They belong to fashionable and middle life, and the conceits and eccentricities, as well as the straightforward integrity of their stations are illustrated with peculiar force. 🔊
  • 18. The ranchman was one of the best-hearted fellows in the world, but he had a few infirmities of disposition and one or two little conceits that sometimes marred his better judgment. 🔊
  • 19. He could scarcely be expected to understand the conceits of M'Iver's tale about his lameness, that any one with eyes could behold had no existence. 🔊
  • 20. Wax candles are extremely pretty with tissue shades to match the prevailing tint of the other decorations, besides giving an opportunity for displaying all manner of pretty conceits in candelabra. 🔊
  • 21. But it commonly happens to such writers, that they seek for their favourite ornaments even where the subject affords them not; and by that means have twenty insipid conceits for one thought that is really beautiful. 🔊
  • 22. The book contains many delightful little poems for boys and girls, prettily rhymed, and full of the quaint humor and conceits which mark the other writings of the authors. 🔊
  • 23. The Romeo of the mutton-chop whiskers was expected to keep this delicate symbolism in view, and even to display his wit by some dainty conceits in it. 🔊