Sentence Examples


  • He refused to vote for the death of Louis XVI., alleging that the nation had no right to despatch a vanquished prisoner.
  • This vital despatch was sent off in duplicate at midnight and reached von Blumenthal at 4 a.m.
  • Macaulay imputes this reduction to Hastings as a characteristic act of financial immorality; but in truth it had been expressly enjoined by the court of directors, in a despatch dated six months before he took up office.
  • His ambiguous conduct, however, led to the despatch of two expeditions against the Mirdites and the devastation of their territory.
  • He selects for himself a staff of civilians (the cab-met du ministre), which is divided into bureaux for the despatch of business.
 

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