Usage examples for august

  1. He was pouring a stream of pleasing nonsense into the august ear of Lady Macbeth, nimbly seeking at the same time to evade the pompous train of the Dowager Empress. – The Chase of the Golden Plate by Jacques Futrelle
  2. He was thinking of this one August afternoon as he approached the house. – A Letter of Credit by Susan Warner
  3. The court, on August 1, held that it had jurisdiction to review the decision and to decide whether he could be tried before such a commission. – The American Judiciary by Simeon E. Baldwin, LLD