Sentence Examples


  • Thus, in 1480, when a Turkish fleet seized Otranto, Matthias, at the earnest solicitation of the pope, sent Balasz Magyar to recover the fortress, which surrendered to him on the 10th of May 1481.
  • Although he lost some property at the Restoration, he was allowed after some solicitation to keep the estate he had bought in Ireland.
  • In November 1777 he was appointed volunteer aide-de-camp to William Alexander (" Lord Stirling "), with the rank of major, and thereby lost his rank in the Continental line; but in the following year, at Washington's solicitation, he received a commission as lieutenant-colonel in a new regiment to be raised in Virginia.
  • This was his first public office, and it came to him, like all later preferments, without any solicitation of his own.
  • In 1909 the advertisement of liquors, solicitation of orders for liquors, and the sale of cigarettes to minors were prohibited.

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