Sentence Examples


  • Wynn didn't do what was right in this life or the last, unless it benefited him directly.
  • Boniface endeavoured to nominate his own successor, thus transforming into law, or at least into custom, the proceeding by which he had benefited; but the clergy and the senate of Rome forced him to cancel this arrangement.
  • Ashley was himself a large landowner, and, moreover, was opposed to Ormonde, who would have benefited by the importation.
  • They were opposed to James II., though they had benefited by his Declaration of Indulgence, and they were the first to congratulate the Prince of Orange on his arrival in England.
  • Troy benefited financially by the War of 1812, during which contracts for army beef were filled here.

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