Sentence Examples


  • The colorful tattoos on his body told stories of great battles in artful, geometric writing.
  • After proclaiming his intention of conferring on his subjects the blessings of peace, he joined in 1798 an Anglo-Austrian coalition against France; but when Austria paid more attention to her own interests than to the interests of monarchical institutions in general, and when England did not respect the independence of Malta, which he had taken under his protection, he succumbed to the artful blandishments of Napoleon and formed with him a plan for ruining the British empire by the conquest of India.
  • (Madrid, 1842, &c.), which contain an artful and well-written defence of himself addressed to King Charles II.
  • Oh yes, an artful tale!
  • All the artful maneuvers suggested by our generals meant fresh movements of the army and a lengthening of its marches, whereas the only reasonable aim was to shorten those marches.

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