Sentence Examples


  • All returned home but himself; in no way daunted, he determined single-handed to carry out the purposes of the expedition.
  • - Jealous of Venice, at that time the Italian state best provided with powers of expansion, and unable to subjugate it single-handed, Julius succeeded in obtaining help from France, Spain and the Empire.
  • Turkey was too formidable to be fought single-handed, and it was therefore determined to send a grand embassy to the principal western powers to solicit their co-operation against the Porte.
  • But since the death of Witowt (1430) the military efficiency of Lithuania had sensibly declined; single-handed she was no longer a match for her ancient rival.
  • Without some such proviso Italy would, in Mancinis opinion, be exposed single-handed to French resentment.