Sentence Examples


  • And yet, this latest contention was about inheritance, not love.
  • It was for many years an object of contention among the Spanish factions, but ultimately the greater attractions of Lima and its own isolation diminished its importance.
  • Hiero asked him to give an illustration of his contention that a very great weight could be moved by a very small force.
  • The strongly fortified castle which he erected at the same time had the unfortunate result of making the infant town an object of contention in the Thirty Years' War, during which it was five times taken and retaken.
  • Havet's contention (in La Modernite des prophetes) that Gog represents the Parthians (40 B.C.) has little or nothing in its support.

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