Usage examples for Dement

  1. But," concluded Trent in a voice of sudden exasperation, turning round in the doorway, " if you can tell me at any time how under the sun a man who put on all those clothes could forget to put in his teeth, you may kick me from here to the nearest lunatic asylum, and hand me over as an incipient dement." – The Woman in Black by Edmund Clerihew Bentley
  2. Mr. Dement hoped that Congress would do something to compensate him for his losses. – The Life of Lyman Trumbull by Horace White
  3. John Dement, she quietly said, I want you to go home an' bar your house for fight. – Tharon of Lost Valley by Vingie E. Roe
  4. It was John Dement from down at the Rolling Cove. – Tharon of Lost Valley by Vingie E. Roe
  5. John Dement between Dixon and Galena, one by Gen. – The History of Peru by Henry S. Beebe
  6. Dement ceased speaking and stood in silhouette against the last yellow- and- black of the dead sunset. – Tharon of Lost Valley by Vingie E. Roe
  7. Hold up, said Conford, pushing nearer, straighten out a bit, Dement. – Tharon of Lost Valley by Vingie E. Roe
  8. I heard in Corvan yesterday that John Dement has rode th' range continuous since he finished brandin' his new herd to tell th' settlers about it. – Tharon of Lost Valley by Vingie E. Roe
  9. Here we are not dealing with individuals who tend to dement, who have little or no conception of whether they are in a prison or in a hospital. – Studies in Forensic Psychiatry by Bernard Glueck
  10. Are you dumb as well as dement? – Callista by John Henry Cardinal Newman
  11. Dement, riding near the head of the line saw this and muttered in his beard. – Tharon of Lost Valley by Vingie E. Roe