Sentence Examples


  • Duke Frederick of Austria had hitherto sheltered John's flight; but, laid under the ban of the empire, attacked by powerful armies, and feeling that he was courting ruin, he preferred to give up the pontiff who had trusted to him.
  • As heir-apparent he collected a bodyguard, and studiously courting personal popularity by a pretended interest in the administration of kingly justice, ingratiated himself with the mass.
  • If he's honestly interested in me, he can come courting the proper way.
  • If you were courting me from day one, as you said at the restaurant, then why were you so reluctant to get married?
  • Courting a widow was one thing, but harboring a nagging feeling she might not be widowed was quite another matter.