Sentence Examples


  • A breath of almost spring-like weather assailed him.
  • Here began a series of heavy spiritual trials which assailed him for many months.
  • They were not assailed by a great religious movement, but destroyed piecemeal by the revolt of tribes and districts.
  • This expedition was assailed by the Charruas and forced to return on foot, their leader himself being killed.
  • In 1509 the marshal Don Fernando Coutinho made an unsuccessful attack on the city; and in the following year it was again assailed by Albuquerque with 3000 troops.