Sentence Examples


  • When about to enter Austrian territory proper his advance was, however, checked by the armistice of Villafranca.
  • The war began on the 3 1st of May 1468, but, as early as the 27th of February 1469, Matthias anticipated an alliance between George and Frederick by himself concluding an armistice with the former.
  • Two months later Ferdinand of Naples sought for an armistice, the central duchies were easily overrun, and, early in 1797, Pope Pius VI.
  • The Austriai general, Melas, signed an armistice whereby he was to retir with his army beyond the river Mincio.
  • On the 16th of April 1814 Eugene, on hearing of Napoleons overthrow at Paris, signed an armistice at Mantua by which he was enabled to send away the French troops beyond the Alps and entrust himself to the consideration of the allies.

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