Sentence Examples


  • Sofia stood helplessly for a long minute.
  • The wreck of his force drifted away helplessly towards Genoa.
  • At last, in 1566, the queen placed the sword of state in Sidney's strong grasp. Shane was driven helplessly from point to point, and perished miserably at the hands of the MacDonnells, whom he had so often oppressed and insulted.
  • Earl Warenne, the kings lieutenant in Scotland, mustered his forces to put down the rising On the 11th of September 1297 he attempted to force the passage of the Forth at Stirling Bridge, and was completel~ beaten by Wallace, who allowed half the English army to pass the river and then descended upon it and annihilated it, while Warenne looked on helplessly from the other bank.
  • But now this head was swaying helplessly with the uneven movements of the bearers, and the cold listless gaze fixed itself upon nothing.