Sentence Examples


  • Rows of red tulips stood like sentinels along the walkway, struggling to survive against the encroachment of summer.
  • Its history under the Byzantine rule is uneventful,but for some temporary occupations by the Saracens (653 -658, 717-718), and the gradual encroachment of Venetian traders since 1082.
  • In what proportion zeal for the ancient canons and the rights of others, and jealous fear of encroachment upon his own jurisdiction, were mixed in the motives of Leo, it would be interesting to know.
  • This new procedure, we may imagine, was resented by the northern Hebrews as an encroachment upon their liberties.
  • The encroachment of land on sea has been calculated at the rate of about three miles in a thousand years.

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