Sentence Examples


  • In the war of independence it was repeatedly subjected to pillage and slaughter by both parties in the strife, and did not recover its losses for many years.
  • Omar behaved with great moderation, restraining his troops from pillage and leaving the Christians in possession of their churches.
  • A war of fire and pillage began, in which Philip and his son Louis burned their way through Flanders, and Ferdinand did the same through Artois.
  • Kuzmin-Karaviev, for an appeal to the 1 Pogrom = pillage, destruction.
  • Though the outbreak was unconnected with the religious feud, the latent fanaticism of both creeds was soon aroused, and the island once more became a scene of pillage and devastation.