Sentence Examples

  • To be within reach of some of the friends he had made in these visits - among others the De Witts - that prompted his changed residence.
  • He had works in hand, moreover, which he wished in due time to publish; and in that connexion the friendly patronage of the De Witts might be of essential service to him.
  • Only once, it is recorded, did Spinoza's admirable self-control give way, and that was when he received the news of the murder of the De Witts by a frantic mob in the streets of the Hague.
  • Raised an irresistible clamour for a military leader and overthrew the republican constitution for which the De Witts had struggled.

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