Sentence Examples


  • In the result nothing disturbed his peaceable possession of the see.
  • She barely had time to lift the veil before he took possession of her lips as well.
  • Of the largest pair in the possession of the British Museum, which belonged to an elephant killed in 1866 by Colonel G.
  • His opportunity seemed to have come when, in the middle of the 16th century, the Order of the Sword broke up, and the possession of Livonia was fiercely contested between Sweden, Poland and Denmark.
  • He first went to take possession of the old Lydian capital Sardis, the headquarters of the Persian government on this side of the Taurus, and the strong city surrendered without a blow.