Usage examples for savoured

  1. The self- tormenting poet thought they savoured more of hatred to the Este family, than honour to himself. – Stories from the Italian Poets: With Lives of the Writers, Vol. 2 by Leigh Hunt
  2. His anecdotes were always pungent, personal without being egotistical, and savoured always with a certain dry and perfectly natural humour. – The Master Mummer by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  3. Her feeling had not been the same about Mrs. Rindge: Mrs. Kame's actions savoured of deliberate choice, of an inherent and calculating wickedness. – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  4. Spenser, indeed, tells us himself that he had caused some of the native poetry to be translated to him, and had found that it " savoured of sweet wit and good invention." – The Glories of Ireland by Edited by Joseph Dunn and P.J. Lennox
  5. He savoured her youth, and himself felt curiously young. – The Pretty Lady by Arnold E. Bennett
  6. Brother Fabian was the one he liked the least; indeed he had a strong dislike and distrust of the man, and was well aware that the ecclesiastical habit was the only thing about him that savoured of sanctity or the monastic life. – The Secret Chamber at Chad by Evelyn Everett-Green
  7. Bent as I was on penetrating the secret of things at first hand, and by means of a thought absolutely free, I was never for a moment disposed to turn, as my so- called free- thinking contemporaries one and all had turned, a scornful back upon whatever related to or savoured of the current religion. – The Story of Anna Kingsford and Edward Maitland and of the new Gospel of Interpretation by Edward Maitland