Sentence Examples


  • But Elizabeth's ambition was grievously disappointed.
  • Meanwhile his brother Buccelin, whose army was also suffering grievously from disease, partly induced by free indulgence in the grapes of Campania, encamped at Casilinum, the site of modern Capua.
  • The Monophysites, who like the Greeks knew themselves simply as the Orthodox, were grievously persecuted by the emperor Justinian and the graecizing patriarchs of Antioch, because they rejected the decrees of the council of Chalcedon, in which they - not without good reason - saw nothing but a thinly veiled relapse into those opinions of Nestorius which the previous council of Ephesus had condemned.
  • In this he erred grievously, of the Edward vowed revenge for his slaughtered favorites, queens and waited his opportunity.
  • On these points he was grievously wrong, and on all he changed his views after a good deal of bitter experience.