Sentence Examples


  • Antonio, relying on the popular hostility to a Spanish ruler, presented himself as a candidate.
  • Put forward by his own act what is known as the creed of the Council of Trent; and, after the coldness of the 18th century and the evil days of the French Revolution, an Ultramontane revival, relying with enthusiasm on the papacy, grew more and more strong until it became all-powerful under Pius IX.
  • An assembly of peers and barons, relying on two precedents under Philip V.
  • Toledo, relying on the immellse military strength of its position, was more often in rebellion than in subordination.
  • Alfalfa, stock raising and dairying, afforestation, " dry-farming " and irrigation are, however, proving that the West can maintain prosperity by not relying upon ordinary agriculture.