Sentence Examples


  • Of France, and the refusal to receive his ambassador, even though the king had formally abjured Calvinism.
  • The 10th of August impelled him to a still higher flight; he declared himself the personal enemy of Jesus Christ, and abjured all revealed religions.
  • By vigorous measures and inspiriting speeches he restored their courage, though his own heart was nearly failing him, and in his distress he abjured the use of wine, to which he had been addicted.
  • His experiences here were unsatisfactory, but he abjured duly and was rewarded by being presented with twenty francs and sent about his business.
  • Solemnly abjured the sovereignty of the Spanish king (July 24)., After the assassination of William (1584) the title of count of Holland was never revived.