Sentence Examples


  • Ferdinand de Lesseps steadily endeavoured to keep out of politics.
  • He endeavoured to deprive his son of his constitutional right to act as lieutenant-general of Aragon during his father's absence.
  • New South Wales was the first country which endeavoured to settle its labour grievances through the ballot-box and to send a great party to parliament as the direct representation of Labour, pledged to obtain through legislation what it was unable to obtain by strikes and physical force.
  • In 1827 and 1829, an English company endeavoured to plant a settlement at the Swan river, and this, added to a small military station established in 1825 at King George Sound, constituted Western Australia.
  • The Persian fleet in vain endeavoured to relieve it, and Miletus did not long hold out against Alexander's attack.