Sentence Examples


  • Up to this time Horne's fixed income consisted of those scanty emoluments attached to a position which galled him daily.
  • As king of Hungary he was, from first to last, the puppet of the Magyar oligarchs, who proceeded to abolish all the royal prerogatives and safeguards which had galled them under Matthias.
  • He strove to play the part of royal captive heroically, but the prison life galled him.
  • But the young duke, galled by Louis's overbearing arrogance, eventually asserted his independence and joined the league of Austria, Spain and Venice against him in r690.
  • Tears, dejection and passionate expressions of a despair "wishing only for death," bore fitful and variable witness to her first sense of a heavier yoke than yet had galled her spirit and her pride.

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