Sentence Examples

  • Whether from hostile forays or from piracy, any Greek was exposed to the risk of enslavement.
  • There were also bostanjis, or forest-guards, numbering about 5000, besides local troops in distant and frontier provinces, and about 20,000 akinjis, or light troops, in Europe, who carried out forays in the enemies' country.
  • In the weeks that followed, she was careful to restrict her forays to walks down the drive, but she was getting restless.
  • When Godfrey died in July 1100 (after successful forays against the Mahommedans which took him as far as Damascus), it might seem as if a theocracy were after all to be established in Jerusalem, in spite of the events of 1099.
  • The native chiefs engaged in forays, sometimes even on their own subjects,for the purpose of procuring slaves to be exchanged for Western commodities.