Sentence Examples


  • But he abused his omnipotent position, and his depredations frequently brought him to the verge of ruin.
  • When Charles lef t Germany a few weeks later, Albert renewed his depredations in Franconia.
  • The old Tajik element of Persia is not so evident in Makran as it is farther north; and the Karak pirates whose depredations led to the invasion of India and the conquest of Sind, seem to have disappeared altogether.
  • Landed at Calais in October; and a great part of the country was exposed to double depredations from the English and the Navarrese troops.
  • Du Guesclin undertook to free France from the depredations of the "free companies," mercenary soldiers put out of employment by the cessation of the war.
 

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