Sentence Examples


  • 630, it was destroyed by the Frisians, who remained obstinately heathen.
  • Unfortunately the other great families of Poland were obstinately opposed to any reform or, as they called it, any "violation" of the existing constitution.
  • He desired peace with Russia first of all, and at the congress of Aland even obtained relatively favourable terms, only to have them rejected by his obstinately optimistic master.
  • The city held out obstinately against the pretensions of the stadtholders, and in 1650 opened the dykes in order to prevent William II.
  • These parliament enacted into the terrible statute of " The Six Articles," in which a felon's death was prescribed for those who obstinately denied transubstantiation, demanded the communion under both kinds, questioned the binding character of vows of chastity, or the lawfulness of private Masses or the expediency of auricular confession.