Sentence Examples


  • The mischief, however, was not ended.
  • She tried to feign innocence but her eyes were probably full of mischief instead.
  • Her eyes glowed with both delight and mischief while Jule's mate, Yully, appeared less certain.
  • Middleton, with Archbishop Sharp, misgoverned the country, established a high court of commission, exiled the fiercest preachers to Holland, whence they worked endless mischief by agitation and a war of pamphlets; irritated the Covenanting shires, Fife and the south-west, by quartering troops on them to exact fines for Nonconformity, and so caused, during a war with Holland, the Pentland Rising (November 1666).
  • A new and disturbing element now entered into Jewish politics in the person of the Idumaean Antipater; who for selfish ends deliberately made mischief between the brothers.