Sentence Examples


  • Maybe it was the intrigue, or maybe it was that gut feeling that something wasn't as it appeared.
  • During these two or three years of incessant political intrigue and warfare it was not to be expected that the Lateran council should accomplish much.
  • The breach between the queen's party and Albany's had widened, and the queen's advisers had begun an intrigue with England, to the end that the royal widow and her young son should be removed to Henry's court.
  • No man ever was more blamed than Orleans during the Revolution, but the faults of ambition and intrigue were his friends', not his own; it was his friends who wished him to be on the throne.
  • Two years later she was reconciled to her husband, by whom she had no children; and, continuing to the end to intrigue both in Scotland and England, she died at Methven Castle on the 18th of October 1541.

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