Sentence Examples

  • He was detained by Francis I.
  • At Tixall she was detained till her papers at Chartley had undergone thorough research.
  • "I make bold to ask your excellency to move a little for this gentleman," said the postmaster, entering the room followed by another traveler, also detained for lack of horses.
  • The crusaders hoped to be joined in Bohemia by King Sigismund, but that prince was detained in Hungary.
  • Business and pleasure, however, still detained him in Europe for four years longer.