Sentence in Classic:
You slur over work of the utmost finesse and delicacy, in order to dwell upon sensational details which may excite, but cannot possibly instruct, the reader.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
On receiving which message the Latins, knowing that they had done many things contrary to the wishes of the Romans, called a council to determine who of their number should be sent, and to instruct them what they were to say.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context
To these were joined several holy persons, as part of that assembly, under the title of bishops, whose peculiar business is to take care of religion, and of those who instruct the people therein.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift Context
The curiosity and impatience of my master were so great, that he spent many hours of his leisure to instruct me.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift Context
After we entered in, and licence of open speech was given, we lay forth our gifts, we instruct him of our name and country, who are its invaders, and why we are drawn to Arpi.
Auld to instruct me further, telling her, among other things, that it was unlawful, as well as unsafe, to teach a slave to read.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass Context