Sentence Examples

  • He did not allow himself either to be hard on or punish a man, or to make things easy for or reward anyone, merely because he felt inclined to do so.
  • The services which he rendered to the republic at Vendemiaire brought as their reward the hand of Josephine de Beauharnais.
  • The First Consul, on the other hand, sought to recognize and reward merit in all walks of life.
  • Mahmud ordered Hasan Maimandi to take the poet as much gold as an elephant could carry, but the jealous treasurer persuaded the monarch that it was too generous a reward, and that an elephant's load of silver would be sufficient.
  • When, in 1809, Dalmatia was re-annexed to the Illyrian provinces, Dandolo returned to Venice, having received as his reward from the French emperor the title of count and several other distinctions.

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