Sentence Examples


  • The Girondins wished to spare Louis, but were afraid of incurring the reproach of royalism.
  • The believer may pass from one community to another without imperilling his spiritual life, or even establish a new church without necessarily incurring the reproach of schism.
  • On the 7th of October he was dangerously wounded, and the queen showed her anxiety for his safety by riding 40 miles to visit him, incurring a severe illness.
  • As it turned out, the actual disembarkations at " S," " X " and " Y " were carried out without any very great difficulty; but the troops detailed for " W " beach only gained a footing after incurring very heavy losses and by a display of indomitable resolution, while at " V " the operation went very near to failing altogether.
  • On the 14th of November 1885 the British field force crossed the frontier, and advanced to Mandalay without incurring any serious resistance.
 

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