Sentence Examples


  • The attack was bravely repulsed, and the peshwa immediately fled from his capital.
  • The Tuscan contingent fought bravely, if unsuccessfully, at Curtatone and Montanara.
  • The fortress was bravely defended, and the siege was raised on the approach of succour from the allied cities.
  • Here is proof positive that Crawford does not copy Letter but gives Darnley's words as reported to him by Darnley - words that Darnley was proud of, - while Mary, returning on the second day of writing to the topic, does not quote Darnley's brave words, but merely contrasts his speaking "very bravely at the beginning" with his pitiful and craven later submission; "he has ever the tear in his eye," with what follows.
  • The Japanese mission had vanished in blood in 1651; and though many Jesuits died with their converts bravely as martyrs for the faith, yet it is impossible to acquit them of a large share in the causes of that overthrow.