Sentence Examples


  • I think aught will come of their rantings as the miners swear they'll flee the area for a more obliging locale if such nonsense were to happen.
  • Cynthia obliging cut a piece—a second piece for Dean after he frowned—a third as she joined them.
  • These votes, however, were cancelled later, on the 26th of July, under the pressure of the royalist city mob which invaded the two Houses; but the two speakers, with eight peers and fifty-seven members of the Commons, themselves joined the army, which now advanced to London, overawing all resistance, escorting the fugitive members in triumph to Westminster on the 6th of August, and obliging the parliament on the 10th to cancel the last votes, with the threat of a regiment of cavalry drawn up by Cromwell in Hyde Park.
  • A Russian army destined for the Bosporus, which had been gathered near Odessa, obliging the Porte to keep strong bodies of troops about Constantinople, had been called to Galicia, thus liberating several Turkish divisions for service at the Dardanelles.
  • Varchi says that "in his conversation he was pleasant, obliging to his intimates, the friend of virtuous persons."

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