Sentence Examples


  • Henrys lieutenants were compelled to temporize and make concessions.
  • The authorities, taken by surprise, were forced to temporize and agreed to lay the petition before tb.e emperor.
  • Accordingly he endeavoured to temporize and to avoid a rupture, to the archbishops great disgust.
  • Unable to marry Stella without destroying Vanessa, or to openly welcome Vanessa without destroying Stella, he was ' thus involved in the most miserable embarrassment; he continued to temporize.
  • This increased his anxiety to temporize, which he did with signal success for more than two years, making ' The grave doubt as to the paternity of Matthew involved a doubt whether the great earl of Tyrone and his equally famous nephew Owen Roe had in fact any O'Neill blood in their veins.