Sentence Examples


  • There was no purpose in delaying the unpleasant chore.
  • He seems to have tried to stir up both the Indians and the Spaniards to prevent the survey of the southern boundary of the United States in 1797 and 1798, and succeeded in delaying Commissioner Andrew Ellicott for several months in this important task.
  • By delaying the Confederate general J.
  • Nothing did more to bring the two peoples together than religion, after the Reformation, yet, by an unhappy turn of affairs, and mainly thanks to one man, John Knox, few causes were more potent than religious differences in delaying that complete union which nature herself seemed to desire.
  • The Italian covering troops were delaying the enemy advance, and giving time for the III.