Sentence Examples


  • Once Howie was under, he broke a record for duration; one hour and eighteen minutes.
  • Emmet went to Paris in October 1802, where he had an interview with Bonaparte which convinced him that the peace of Amiens would be of short duration and that a French invasion of England might be looked for in August 1803.
  • His goods were confiscated, and after an imprisonment of considerable duration he was put to death in 524.
  • This form of tenancy, like tenancy from year to year, may be treated either by express contract or by implication, as where premises are occupied with the consent of the owner, but without any express or implied agreement as to the duration of the tenancy, or where a house is lent rent free by one person to another.
  • They thus check the extension and limit the duration of the cold anticyclones.