Sentence Examples


  • Hadrian sent his best generals against the rebels, and at length they were driven from Jerusalem to Bethar (135).
  • But now the marshals and generals joined the civilians.
  • The best generals I have known were, on the contrary, stupid or absent-minded men.
  • Not a soldier himself, he had to control and direct the movements of armies; can we be surprised if he failed, or if he was unable to keep control over the generals or to establish that military co-operation so essential to success?
  • Theodosius, after a two days' fight, gained the victory by the treachery of one of Arbogast's generals, sent to cut off his retreat.