Sentence Examples


  • II) is somewhat similar to Messenger's but it is not capable of withstanding so great a pressure.
  • The document is entitled "Secrett Inventionis, proffitabill and necessary in theis dayes for defence of this Iland, and withstanding of strangers, enemies of God's truth and religion," a and the inventions consist of (1) a mirror for burning the enemies' ships at any distance, (2) a piece of artillery destroying everything round an arc of a circle, and (3) a round metal chariot, so constructed that its occupants could move it rapidly and easily, while firing out through small holes in it.
  • The profuse feathering makes them very good at withstanding cold winter weather.
  • The above not withstanding here is how to do it for those who are foolhardy enough to do so.
  • The foregoing not withstanding, the Head of Department shall have the right to question the student directly, where necessary.

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