Sentence Examples


  • Another dead end, but at least he spared the girl.
  • One of the terms of the capitulation had been that her life should be spared; but in spite of this she was brought to trial for the numerous and cruel executions of which she had been guilty during her short lease of power.
  • Horatius was condemned to be scourged to death, but on his appealing to the people his life was spared (Livy i.
  • At the very beginning of the Rihsdag, in January 1660, it was noticed that the king was ill; but he spared himself as little in the council-chamber as in the battle-field, till death suddenly overtook him on the night of the 13th of February 1660, in his thirty-eighth year.
  • Solomon spared him on this occasion (1 Kings i.