Sentence Examples

  • The French and English were sufficiently equal in strength to make the task of government well nigh impossible.
  • In old days New Mexico was the home of a breed of hairless cats, said to have been kept by the ancient Aztecs, but now well-nigh if not completely extinct.
  • (1 5591 5.88), who understood but little of state affairs, Friis was well-nigh omnipotent.
  • Nevertheless, of the death of a man, and of a maihem done in great ships, being and hovering in the main stream of great rivers, only beneath the [[[bridges]]] of the same rivers [nigh] to the sea, and in none other places of the same rivers, the admiral shall have cognizance, and also to arrest ships in the great flotes for the great voyages of the king and of the realm; saving always to the king all manner of forfeitures and profits thereof coming; and he shall have also jurisdiction upon the said flotes, during the said voyages only; saving always to the lords, cities, and boroughs, their liberties and franchises."
  • It lies in the well-nigh uninhabited region of Swedish Lapland, 43 m.

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