Sentence Examples


  • This is not to the sixteenth-century Europeans' discredit or even to our credit.
  • To his next and last interposition in the matrimonial affairs of the king no discredit attaches itself.
  • He was especially exposed to the attacks of Bismarck, who attempted personally to discredit him and to separate him from the rest of the party.
  • Teachers of the deaf proved a priori that what Miss Sullivan had done could not be, and some discredit was reflected on her statements, because they were surrounded by the vague eloquence of Mr. Anagnos.
  • The position of the Franks in the Holy Land was not improved by the attack on Damascus; while the ignominious failure of a Crusade led by two kings brought the whole crusading movement into discredit in western Europe, and it was utterly in vain that Suger and St Bernard attempted to gather a fresh Crusade in 1150.
 

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