Sentence Examples

  • The period from 1790 to 1835 was marked by a prolonged contest between the eastern and the western counties.
  • A sham contest was changed into a fatal fray by the treachery of Ishbaal's men; and in the battle which ensued Abner was not only defeated, but, by slaying Asahel, drew upon himself a bloodfeud with Joab.
  • Into these regions descended Hibil the brilliant, in the power of Mana rabba, just as in the Manichaean mythology the "primal man," armed with the elements of the king of light, descends to a contest with the primal devil.
  • Marsyas found it, and having acquired great skill in playing it, challenged Apollo to a contest with his lyre.
  • The contest and punishment of Marsyas were favourite subjects in Greek art, both painting and sculpture.

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