Sentence Examples

  • He experimented in the outlying provinces of his empire; and the Russians noted with open murmurs that, not content with governing through foreign instruments, he was conferring on Poland, Finland and the Baltic provinces benefits denied to themselves.
  • The appointment caused some murmurs; since Becket, at the time when it was made, was still a simple deacon.
  • In spite of some murmurs even this law was adopted.
  • Murmurs arose among the wounded who were waiting.
  • He began to adopt a more critical attitude towards Wolsey's policy, foreign and domestic; and to give ear to the murmurs against the cardinal and his ecclesiastical rule.