Sentence Examples


  • As I began to teach her, I was beset by many difficulties.
  • We know already a little more of the chequered history of the Amorites in the Naharin district, beset by great powers on three sides.
  • Strong political factions were instantly formed for and against military emancipation, and the government was hotly beset by antagonistic counsel.
  • With the troubles that beset the metropolis of the Ottoman empire, the governors appointed thence came to be treated by the Egyptians with continually decreasing respect.
  • Three days later (March 12th, 1804) they beset the house of the aged Ibrahim Bey, and that of al-Bardisi, both of whom effected their escape with difficulty.