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Example sentences for touchstone
The essay became a touchstone in the heyday of literary theory, reprinted in a slew of anthologies and cited copiously.
Touchstone texts are used to model the importance of adding details to writing.
Terrifically profitable, the phone became a cultural touchstone.
Humility is the touchstone which discovers the devil's artifices, in all which a spirit of pride reigns.
Because, he responded, this is a common touchstone of human experience.
Hooker wanted his collection to be the touchstone for the world, but he was premature.
Public swimming pools soon became a touchstone of municipal social reform.
The first virtue, the touchstone of a masculine style, is its use of the active verb and the concrete noun.
For art establishes the basic human truth which must serve as the touchstone of our judgment.
Hers is the type of art you may cherish as a touchstone of your own private taste.
His rational worldview became a touchstone for both supporters and critics.
But the metal is something of a touchstone on the supply side, too.
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