Sentence Examples


  • The overthrow of the Huguenots in 1629 made Richelieu's position seemingly unassailable, but the next year it received its severest test.
  • Little by little his policy, always supported by a majority in a house of representatives elected by a corrupt and narrow franchise, became more reactionary and purely dynastic. His position in France seeming to be unassailable, he sought to strengthen it in Europe by family alliances.
  • Their new stronghold, screened by mountains and forests, was unassailable by cavalry or artillery, but admirably suited to the light-armed Uskoks, whose excellence lay in guerilla warfare.
  • He carefully considered his positions, found them unassailable, and published his Resolutions, the most carefully written of all his works.
  • From this unassailable standpoint he never swerved, despite the promises and even the menaces both of the eastern and the western powers.