Sentence Examples

  • Bluff, hearty, good-natured and simple in his habits, yet he always had a high idea of his own kingly dignity, and his really statesmanlike qualities often surprised foreign diplomats, who were deceived by his homely exterior.
  • These apparently retrogressive measures simply amounted to a statesmanlike recognition of the fact that the pagan element was still the strongest force in Lithuania, and could not yet be dispensed with in the coming struggle for nationality.
  • It forced every patriotic ruler of England to oppose Spain on the sea, and every statesmanlike master of France to ruin her power on the land.
  • All looked chiefly to Marshal Campos and Canovas del Castillo for statesmanlike and disinterested advice.
  • A more statesmanlike conqueror leading a people capable of real civilization would have made five, and his work would have lasted.

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