Sentence Examples


  • The wretched subterfuge of Cosmas ages' (c. A.D.
  • The result was a whole series of wars with the Teutonic Order, which now acknowledged Swidrygiello, another brother of Jagiello, as grand-duke of Lithuania; and though Swidrygiello was defeated and driven out by Witowt, the Order retained possession of Samogitia, and their barbarous methods of "converting" the wretched inhabitants finally induced Witowt to rescue his fellow-countrymen at any cost from the tender mercies of the knights.
  • The remaining history of the dynasty is a wretched story of the struggle of different claimants, while the different factors of the kingdom, the cities and barbarian races, more and more assert their independence.
  • Noble, wretched, magnanimous, heartless, petty, generous, self-sacrificing, and selfish.
  • Ha, Ishmael, muttered I, backing out, Wretched entertainment at the sign of 'The Trap!'

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