Sentence Examples

  • The succeeding three months brought disaster and discouragement to the Union army.
  • The manufacture constituted one of the principal branches of Irish trade, but it did not prove a very serious rival to the woollen industry until the policy of England was directed to the discouragement of the latter.
  • He met with incredible discouragement and dangers at first, which he overcame by his strong faith, determination and genial humour.
  • Many towns shut their gates upon them; but, in spite of discouragement, they spread from Poland to the Rhine, and penetrated as far as Holland and Flanders.
  • Hence his cautious, dilatory tactics: the encouragement of Italian propagandists, who were few, the discouragement of German propagandists, who were many.

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