Sentence Examples


  • It is true that in the thirteenth and fourteenth books the purpose of Zeus is thwarted for a time by other, gods; but in books ii.-vii.
  • It is not so much thwarted as ignored.
  • His memory is stained by one act of needless cruelty, the massacre of over two thousand Saracen prisoners at Acre; and his fury, when thwarted or humbled, was ungovernable.
  • In foreign affairs also Edward thwarted Warwick's plans by favouring an alliance with Burgundy rather than France.
  • I have felt their hard, rough hands and realized what an endless struggle their existence must be--no more than a series of scrimmages, thwarted attempts to do something.
 

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