Thesaurus / esprit

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB

Montesquieu had placed an invocation to the muses in the middle of the "Esprit des Lois."
The prince was the incarnation of French 555 esprit, and of the Parisian-French esprit, which includes all possible qualities.
This is indeed the characteristic mark, the common signature, so to speak, of esprit like his.
AMIEL'S JOURNALHENRI-FRDRIC AMIEL
There the Moslems acquired the esprit de corps and the rigid discipline which distinguish their armies.
HISTORY OF RELIGIONALLAN MENZIES
The whole of his mind—almost the whole of his existence—is embodied in the Esprit des Lois .
The French alone have made use of the word "spirit" (esprit).
A PHILOSOPHICAL DICTIONARY, VOLUME 10 (OF 10)FRANOIS-MARIE AROUET (AKA VOLTAIRE)
In his later phase Strauss appears as a psychologist and an esprit fin.
MUSICAL CRITICISMSARTHUR JOHNSTONE
That is "esprit de corp." We had a pretty good time in this village.
Esprit de corps was strong among them, very largely fostered indeed by his own influence while in a position to exert it.
HAVILAND'S CHUMBERTRAM MITFORD
It took all his esprit de corps to pretend to himself as well as to others that he felt no difference.
MARY GRAYKATHARINE TYNAN

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