Sentence Examples

  • But all his endeavors were in vain, and he almost despaired of finding her again.
  • "When I myself was in the deep, shut up under all [the burden of corruptions], I could not believe that I should ever overcome; my troubles, my sorrows and my temptations were so great that I thought many times I should have despaired, I was so tempted.
  • 17), he despaired of success and asked for terms. By the treaty of Lambeth (Sept.
  • He condemned those who despaired of their mother tongue, and used Latin for their more serious and ambitious work.
  • Some delay was caused in beginning operations by Cromwell's dangerous illness, during which his life was despaired of; but in June he was confronting Leslie entrenched in the hills near Stirling, impregnable to attack and refusing an engagement.