Sentence Examples


  • The state rejected decisively the overtures made by Virginia in 1866, looking towards a reunion of the commonwealths.
  • At this juncture (October 1895) came overtures to the leading Uitlanders.
  • Bocchus again made overtures to the Romans, and after an interview with Sulla, who was Marius's quaestor at that time, sent ambassadors to Rome.
  • The overtures were favourably received, the council at Brussels was forcibly dissolved, and a congress met at Ghent on the 10th of October to consider what measures must be taken for the pacification of the country.
  • Murat, left in command of the Grand Army at of ?VapoVilna, abandoned his charge and in the next year made Icons overtures to the allies who coalesced against Napoleon.