Sentence Examples


  • In 1087 he invaded the French Vexin to retaliate on the garrison of Mantes for raids committed on his territory.
  • In 1030 he resolved to retaliate upon the incursions of the Moslems on the eastern frontier by leading a large army in person against Aleppo, but by allowing himself to be surprised on the march sustained a serious defeat at Azaz near Antioch.
  • Took little interest in her fate, which he might easily have prevented by threatening to retaliate on the numerous English prisoners who were in his power.
  • The French attempted to retaliate in 1545, and burnt some villages in the Isle of Wight and on the coast of Sussex.
  • Black Hawk, leading the party in opposition to Keokuk, at once refused to accede to this cession and threatened to retaliate if his lands were invaded.

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