Sentence Examples

  • He then retreated to the north, burning the town and castle of Stirling on his way.
  • He drifted into journalism, and after working for the Stirling Journal he went to London in 1862 and joined the staff of the Globe.
  • Crossing the Forth unopposed at the Fords of Frew and passing through Stirling and Linlithgow, he arrived within a few miles of the astonished metropolis, and on the 16th of September a body of his skirmishers defeated the dragoons of Colonel Gardiner in what was known as the "Canter of Coltbrig."
  • Closely pursued by Cumberland, he marched by way of Carlisle across the border, and at last stopped to invest Stirling Castle.
  • A fortnight later, however, Charles raised the siege of Stirling, and after a weary though successful march rested his troops at Inverness.

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