Sentence Examples


  • Meanwhile, during the negotiations, the queen's troops had been deserting; a surrender became inevitable, and Bothwell returned to Dunbar, parting from Mary for ever.
  • His acceptance displeased some of his former political associates, and he was accused of "deserting his party."
  • It was in vain that the popes sought to gather a new Crusade for its recovery; Pius II., who had vowed to join the crusade in person, only reached Ancona in 1464 to find the crusaders deserting and to die.
  • Mr Kruger, deserting his countrymen, left for Europe in a Dutch man-of-war, and General Buller sailed for Europe.
  • Of Castile at Salvaterra, deserting his English allies, who retaliated by ravaging part of his territory.