Sentence Examples


  • I picked up a stone and attempted to skim it across the water.
  • Mrs. Lincoln attempted to attend the service but was chased away.
  • From early youth he took a prominent part in the politics of his clan, and owing to his extreme opinions with regard to the expediency of abolishing the Tokugawa administration, he was banished (1858) to the island of Oshima (Satsuma), where he attempted unsuccessfully to commit suicide.
  • She is very quick-tempered and wilful, and nobody, except her brother James, has attempted to control her.
  • First he attempted to hold Vienna against the imperial troops, and, after the capitulation, hastened to Pressburg to offer his services to Kossuth, first defending himself, in a long memorial, from the accusations of treachery to the Polish cause and of aristocratic tendencies which the more fanatical section of the Polish emigrant Radicals repeatedly brought against him.
 

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