Sentence Examples

  • Conferred the crown of Sicily on Charles of Anjou to the detriment of Manfred, from whom the French won the kingdom at the battle of Benevento.
  • For the theoretical side he read all the text-books which he could find, somewhat to the detriment of his ordinary school studies.
  • Found that the Schleswig-Holstein question might be reopened to the detriment of his Hanoverian possessions.
  • An army gains a victory, and at once the rights of the conquering nation have increased to the detriment of the defeated.

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