Last night she risked her life climbing down a precipitous cliff in total darkness in an effort to save Billy Langstrom.
(April 1711), which risked the reconstruction of Charles V.s colossal and unwieldy monarchy upon the shoulders of the archduke Charles, and Marshal Villars famous victory of Denain (July 1712) combined to render possible the treaties of Utrecht, Rastatt and Baden (1713-1714).
Risked the battle at Bannockburn.
Gladstone might fairly plead that he had done much, that he had risked much, for Ireland, and that Ireland was making him a poor return for his services.
This struggle, the only continental war in which the first of the Tudors risked his fortunes, was not prosecuted with any great energy, and came to a necessary end when Anne, duchess of Brittany, in whose behalf it was being waged, disappointed her allies by marrying Charles VIII.