Sentence Examples

  • The electoral prince Frederick, afterwards the elector Frederick III., had, however, in a private compact pledged himself to restore Schwiebus to the emperor Leopold I.
  • The debtor could also pledge his property, and in contracts often pledged a field, house or crop. The Code enacted, however, that the debtor should always take the crop himself and pay the creditor from it.
  • Pledged himself as grand duke of Finland to maintain the constitutions and liberties of the grand duchy.
  • Sicily was to be conquered from the Hohenstaufen at the expense of England; and Henry pledged his credit to the papacy for enormous subsidies, although years of comparative inactivity had already overwhelmed him with debts.
  • He refused to yield the pope that obedience to which he was doubly pledged as a priest and the member of an order.

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