Sentence Examples


  • The defection of the English, however, did not induce Prince Eugene to abandon his favourite plan of invading France.
  • Their defection, which was terminated by a capitulation in 1621, was not punished severely, but in spite of their attempt to maintain neutrality henceforth they were quite unable to secure peace.
  • In Igo Philopoemen protected Sparta, which meanwhile had joined the League and thereupon seceded, but punished a renewed defection so cruelly as to draw the censure of Rome upon his country.
  • It was an important Roman base during the Hannibalic wars (though at one time it threatened defection - Livy xxvii.
  • And it was passed despite the defection of a number of Catholic deputies led by M.
 

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