Sentence Examples

  • Lachambre took the field in Cavite with energy and succeeded in quelling the rebellion in that province.
  • Quelling the desire to repeat her earlier response, she lay still in his arms, waiting for him to make the next move.
  • The quelling of the insurrection of the r 5th of May was his last successful act.
  • In the autumn of 1849 Austria had succeeded, by the help of Russia, in quelling the Hungarian insurrection, and she was then in no ~, ~ mood to let herself be thrust aside by Prussia.
  • As the British troops retired to Upper Egypt, his followers seized the evacuated country, and the khalifa cherished the idea, already formulated by the mahdi, of the conquest of Egypt, but for some years he was too much occupied in quelling risings, massacring Lne Egyptians in the Sudan, and fighting Abyssinia, to move seriously in the matter.

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