Sentence Examples


  • Desiring to employ Poland against Austria), and his own skilful negotiations with the Tatar khan, John III.
  • From time to time the emperors of Trebizond paid tribute to the Seljuk sultans of Iconium, to the grand khans of the Mongols, to Timur the Tatar, to the Turkoman chieftains, and to the Ottomans; but by means of skilful negotiations they were enabled practically to secure their independence.
  • COSMATI, the name of a Roman family, seven members of which, for four generations, were skilful architects, sculptors and workers in mosaic. The following are the names and dates known from existing inscriptions: Lorenzo (born in the second half of the 12th century).
  • A similar conclusion may be drawn from the legend which peopled primitive Rhodes with a population of skilful workers in metal, the "Telchines."
  • But Charles, though a brave soldier and good military organizer, was neither a capable statesman nor a skilful general.

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