Sentence Examples

  • He quickened his pace, having little reason to prolong the trip.
  • Of Spain, could not prolong their resistance.
  • Though his recovery was rapid and complete, he did not choose to prolong his stay abroad.
  • When Leopold I., duke of Austria, took Richard prisoner and delivered him to the emperor, Philip did his utmost by offers of money to prolong his captivity, and, allied with the English king's brother.
  • A movement was set on foot for the reform of the constitution, the principal objects of this agitation being to prolong the presidential term to four years, to give Congress the right to choose the president of the republic, and to amend certain sections concerning the rights of persons taking part in armed insurrection arising out of political issues.

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