Sentence Examples


  • It is sufficiently sheltered, but by the negligence of the Turks the sand has been suffered to accumulate until it has been gradually almost choked up. The other harbour is larger, and also in a bad condition; here small ships may anchor, and are sheltered from the west winds, though they are exposed to the north and north-east winds.
  • The moment he heard the firing and the cry from behind, the general realized that something dreadful had happened to his regiment, and the thought that he, an exemplary officer of many years' service who had never been to blame, might be held responsible at headquarters for negligence or inefficiency so staggered him that, forgetting the recalcitrant cavalry colonel, his own dignity as a general, and above all quite forgetting the danger and all regard for self-preservation, he clutched the crupper of his saddle and, spurring his horse, galloped to the regiment under a hail of bullets which fell around, but fortunately missed him.
  • So, Count, there never is any negligence in my company, and so my conscience was at ease.
  • Solicitors wrote to Mr Wong alleging negligence on his part on 18 December 2004.
  • Gadsby Wicks was founded in 1993 as a specialist practice dealing with clinical negligence and medical products liability litigation on behalf of claimants.

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