Sentence Examples

  • In the case of Lamennais the disciple outstripped the master.
  • The fort has been dismantled; and in trade the town is outstripped by Astara, the customs station on the Persian frontier.
  • Individual leaders in times of stress acquired a recognized supremacy, and, once a tribe outstripped the rest, the opportunities for continued advance gave further scope to their authority.
  • These ministri were nominees of the king; they included the important members of his household, and their number gradually increased until it outstripped that of all the other members.
  • But the real menace to the Latin kingdom lay in northern Syria; and here a power was eventually destined to rise, which outstripped the kings of Jerusalem in the race for Cairo, and then - with the northern and southern boundaries of Jerusalem in its control - was able to crush the kingdom as it were between the two arms of a vice.

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