Sentence Examples

  • Its early - Protestant sympathies placed it on the side of Sweden during the Thirty Years' War, and in 1628 it successfully resisted a siege of eleven weeks by Wallenstein, who had sworn to take it "though it were chained to heaven."
  • The sequel to this literary alliance is best recounted in George Sand's own words: " I resisted him for three months but then yielded; I lived in my own apartment in an unconventional style."
  • The creature resisted well.
  • Disappointed but knowing she needed to walk away, she resisted the urge to pull his face down to hers for a kiss.
  • He resisted the urge to burn them, in case the brittle papers held more secrets he needed.

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