Sentence Examples

  • On the day of the funeral Peter addressed to Alexius a stern letter of warning and remonstrance, urging him no longer to resemble the slothful servant in the parable, and threatening to cut him off, as though he were a gangrenous swelling, if he did not acquiesce in his father's plans.
  • Dictated the terms of a general pacification, and Charles XI., who bitterly resented "the insufferable tutelage" of the French king, was forced at last to acquiesce in a peace which at least left his empire practically intact.
  • Took place at Rimim, Brescia and Bologna; but they were sharply repressed, and most Italians came to acquiesce in the Napoleonic supremacy as inevitable and indeed beneficial.
  • Did they want to acquiesce in a funding arrangement which excludes a majority of teacher education institutions from support for research.
  • Do you think they acquiesce in the precedent they will soon set?

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