Sentence Examples


  • Rissa removed a dirk and slit open her palm, displaying it to him.
  • Dordrecht was founded by Count Dirk III.
  • And other islands of Zeeland; the quarrel was important, as dealing with the borderland between French and German overlordship. This strife, which lasted 400 years, did not at first break out into actual warfare, because both Dirk and Baldwin V.
  • In 1202, however, Dirk was defeated and taken prisoner by the duke of Brabant, and had to purchase peace on humiliating terms. He only survived his defeat a short time and died early in 1204, leaving as his only issue a daughter, Ada, 17 years of age.
  • Europe has perhaps never seen an abler series of princes than these fourteen lineal descendants of Dirk I.