Sentence Examples

  • The great voyage of Captain James Cook, in 1769-1770, was primarily undertaken for the purposes of observing the transit.
  • The great navigator's second voyage, undertaken in 1772, with the " Resolution " and the " Adventure," is of less importance.
  • They disappeared into the forest, and Count Orlov-Denisov, having seen Grekov off, returned, shivering from the freshness of the early dawn and excited by what he had undertaken on his own responsibility, and began looking at the enemy camp, now just visible in the deceptive light of dawn and the dying campfires.
  • He well knew that nothing but confusion would come of this battle undertaken against his will, and as far as was in his power held the troops back.
  • His education was undertaken by his uncle, John de Willoughby, and after leaving the grammar school of his native place he was sent to Oxford, where he is said to have distinguished himself in philosophy and theology.

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