Sentence Examples

  • The partisan warfare flamed up most fiercely in the latter days of October.
  • He was especially concerned in promoting a non-partisan civil service.
  • He was an ardent partisan of the Douglases, and on their overthrow retired to Orkney and later to Shetland.
  • Here as elsewhere he had but one rule to guide him in matters of doctrine and discipline - the practice of Rome and the West; for it is singular to see how Jerome, who is daringly original in points of scholarly criticism, was a ruthless partisan in all other matters; and, having discovered what was the Western practice, he set tongue and pen to work with his usual bitterness (Altercatio luciferiani et orthodoxi).
  • Generally regarded as the partisan of a pro-English policy, he rendered most valuable service to his country by his able management of the foreign relations of Turkey, and not least by his efficacious settlement of affairs in Syria after the massacres of 1860.

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