Sentence Examples


  • The Deans' conversation drifted away from the young girl's plight to Jennifer Radisson's recent pronouncement.
  • Sella, minister of finance, notwithstanding the sorry plight of the Italian exchequer, readily granted the means for the reform.
  • He therefore returned from the German capital with clean but empty hands, a plight which found marked disfavour in Italian eyes, and stimulated anti-Austrian Irredentism.
  • During this stay at Paris he witnessed some of the great "days" of the Revolution; but the sad plight of his sister, Marianna Elisa, on the dissolution of the convent of St Cyr, where she was being educated, compelled him to escort her back to Corsica shortly after the September massacres.
  • The Boer farmers were now in a miserable plight, but towards the end of the year they received reinforcements, and in December 460 men set out under Andries Pretorius to avenge themselves on the Zulus.

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