Sentence Examples


  • 86): " All the cities vied with one another in returning to their allegiance.
  • At his death, about 1328, heathen vied with Christian in honouring him.
  • It became a question between Amalric and Nureddin, which of the two should control the discordant viziers, who vied with one another for the control of the decadent caliphs of Egypt.
  • Grotius vied with the Latinists of his day in the composition of Latin verses.
  • Its merchant ships vied with those of Genoa, Venice and Ragusa, trading as far west as the North Sea and the Baltic, and as far east as Alexandria.