Sentence Examples


  • And now he had to contend with parental favoring again.
  • After restoring some degree of peace and prosperity in his principality, Galen had to contend with a formidable insurrection on the part of the citizens of Munster; but at length this was crushed, and the bellicose bishop, who maintained a strong army, became an important personage in Europe.
  • The negus took advantage of the incident to protest against the Italian text of article 17, and to contend that the Amharic text contained no equivalent for the word consent, but merely stipulated that Abyssinia ~night make use of Italy in her relations with foreign powers.
  • Theists, on the other hand, will contend that the distinctiveness of moral necessity is vital to religion.
  • Those present decided to contend to the death for their "long-lost liberties," and with this the meeting came to an end.

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