Sentence Examples


  • The Porta della Fuga (the name alludes to the repulse of Hannibal) occupies the site of a Roman gate, but is itself medieval: while the medieval enceinte encloses a somewhat wider area than the ancient.
  • Achan's sacrilege, the cause of the repulse at Ai and of the naming of the valley of Achor (vii.), is introduced by vi.
  • Finding an ally in the duke of Urbino, whose eyes were now opened to the aggressive policy of the church, he was able to repulse its forces.
  • She was surprised to find the idea of tasting him didn't repulse her, as if the intimate bond with him was natural.
  • Leaving Fort Churchill in July 1742, he discovered the Wager river and Repulse Bay.