Sentence Examples


  • Set out from here for Nottingham in 1642 at the outset of the Civil War.
  • At the outset, indeed, there was one considerable obstacle to the free intercourse of tutor and pupil: M.
  • Dusting with Paris green is, however, an efficient remedy if promptly applied at the outset of the attack.
  • Thus the manoeuvre against Vitebsk again miscarried, and Napoleon found himself in a far worse position, numerically and materially, than at the outset of the campaign.
  • The philosophic endeavour to cognize the whole system of things by referring all events to their causes appears to him to be from the outset doomed to failure.