Sentence Examples


  • With a crusade, Ninoslav was baptized, only to abjure Christianity in 1233.
  • He was asked whether certain books had been written by him and whether he was prepared to maintain or to abjure what he had written.
  • At the council of Pisa, where he was compelled to abjure his errors and was sentenced to imprisonment.
  • He was condemned to abjure or be burnt; and preferring the former alternative, was committed to the Fleet prison and afterwards to the Austin Friars in London.
  • The final judgment found no proof of heresy, but compelled him to abjure sixteen errors, rather extorted than extracted from his writings, suspended him from his see for five years, and secluded him to the Dominican cloister of Sta Maria sopra Minerva.