Sentence Examples

  • The military authorities acted with promptitude, the rebels being pursued, dispersed and arrested.
  • 21, 1886) Stambolov, who was then at Trnovo, acted with characteristic promptitude and courage.
  • At the beginning of the contest the advantages were decidedly on the side of Pompey, but the superior political tact of his rival, combined with extraordinary promptitude and decision in following up his blows, soon turned the scale against him.
  • The fighting power of the colony was scanty, but the governor, Sir Benjamin D'Urban, acted with promptitude, and all available forces were mustered under Colonel (afterwards Sir Harry) Smith, who reached Graham's Town on the 6th of January 1835, six days after news of the rising reached Cape Town.
  • The governor met the crisis with promptitude and resolution, and he had the whole-hearted support of the Europeans and natives.

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