Sentence Examples


  • He attempted in vain to secure the election of his grandson Charles as king of the Romans, and in spite of increasing infirmity was eager to lead the imperial troops against the Turks.
  • Men who, otherwise suitable, have some slight infirmity are drafted into the non-combatant branches.
  • It was a noble end to what, in spite of its besetting sin of infirmity of moral purpose, was a not ignoble life.
  • But he was 10th to execute judgments upon English Puritans, and modern high churchmen complain of his infirmity of purpose, his opportunism and his failure to give Parker adequate assistance in rebuilding the shattered fabric of the English Church.
  • Infirmity had compelled him towards the end of his life to depute the chief command to his younger son Orkhan, by whom in 1326 the conquest of Brusa was at last effected after a long siege.

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