Sentence Examples


  • Howard had been alienated, and trusting anything with Connie was dubious.
  • Daniel Webster supported the plan in his great speech of the 7th of March, although in doing so he alienated many of his former admirers.
  • He could be broken but never bent, and his rude frankness accorded with his hard, sombre face, and alienated men's sympathies though it did not lose him their respect.
  • By his rigorous imposts he alienated the favour of his subjects, and especially of the clergy, whom he otherwise sought to control firmly.
  • In 1808 Moratin was involved in the fall of Godoy, but in 1811 accepted the office of royal librarian under Joseph Bonaparte - a false step, which alienated from him all sympathy and compelled him to spend his last years in exile.
 

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