Sentence Examples


  • He strove to play the part of royal captive heroically, but the prison life galled him.
  • Up to this time Horne's fixed income consisted of those scanty emoluments attached to a position which galled him daily.
  • But the young duke, galled by Louis's overbearing arrogance, eventually asserted his independence and joined the league of Austria, Spain and Venice against him in r690.
  • The patronage of his uncle galled him: he was dull and unhappy We find in Swift few signs of precocious genius.
  • Tears, dejection and passionate expressions of a despair "wishing only for death," bore fitful and variable witness to her first sense of a heavier yoke than yet had galled her spirit and her pride.