Sentence Examples


  • In the autumn of 1880, would prevent French acquisition of the Regency.
  • He not only spent large sums in the acquisition of his library, but stole original documents from the archives of Athens and other cities of Greece.
  • There are several reasons for the unsatisfactory financial results apart from the high price paid for the acquisition of the telegraphs.
  • This enterprise and the acquisition of Finland from Sweden, which Napoleon also dangled before the eyes of the tsar, formed the bait which brought that potentate into Napoleon's Continental System.
  • Very little new capital was invested by the telegraph companies about 1865 because of the natural reluctance of the companies to extend the systems under their control so long as a proposal for their acquisition by the state was under consideration.