Sentence Examples

  • A renewed defection, inspired apparently by aversion to the aristocratic government of the Walls Of Mantineia.
  • The defection of the English, however, did not induce Prince Eugene to abandon his favourite plan of invading France.
  • In 1876 Minghetti himself had fallen a victim to a similar defection of Conservative deputies.
  • The defection of Marshal Marmont and his soldiery on the 4th of April rendered further thoughts of resistance futile.
  • The rising in the north was easily crushed; but in the south the Ottoman power was hampered by the defection of the sea-faring Greeks, by whom the Turkish navy had hitherto been manned.

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