Sentence Examples


  • The descents on the Peloponnese were futile in the extreme.
  • With intermediate descents to near sea-level, where there were heavily crevassed glaciers.
  • Five descents lead from it to the lower town, planted on the alluvial terrace, 30 to 35 ft.
  • Datory expeditions of Bertrand du Poiet and Robert of Geneva were as ineffective as the descents of the emperors; and, though the cardinal Albornoz conquered Romagna and the March in 1364, the legates who resided in those districts were not long able to hold them against their despots.
  • The descents of pirates on the coasts were a perpetual source of danger; the pirate was a gainer either by the sale or by the redemption of his captives.