Sentence Examples

  • His pontificate was marked by protracted controversies with France and Portugal.
  • In the Senate there was a protracted struggle.
  • She recalled his long sad and severe look at those words and understood the meaning of the rebuke and despair in that protracted gaze.
  • He died after a protracted illness at Israelsdorf, near Lubeck, on the 21st of May 1894.
  • The saving of cost is effected in two ways: (I) Instead of having to incur the expenses of a protracted inquiry before parliament, the promoters of a light railway under the act of 1896 make an application to the light railway commissioners, who then hold a local inquiry, to obtain evidence of the usefulness of the proposed railway, and to hear objections to it, and, if they are satisfied, settle the draft order and hand it over to the Board of Trade for confirmation.