Sentence Examples


  • A respite was thus given and something was done to improve the army.
  • The noblest names of Scotland now took part in the pursuit of Wallace, who, as great in diplomacy as in war, had visited Rome (he had a safe-conduct of Philip of France to that end), and had at least secured a respite for his country.
  • The land prospered rapidly during this respite from the horrors of war.
  • But, now a century of respite had been granted, the Chaldaeans were at the gates, and there was no sign of valid national repentance.
  • Nicholas was allowed no respite and no peace, and those who had seemed to pity the old man--the cause of their losses (if they were losses)--now remorselessly pursued the young heir who had voluntarily undertaken the debts and was obviously not guilty of contracting them.
 

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