Sentence Examples


  • In 1580 Sinan commanded the army against Persia and was appointed grand vizier, but was disgraced and exiled in the following year, owing to the rout of his lieutenant Mahommed Pasha, at Gori, in an attempt to provision the Turkish garrison of Tiflis.
  • Have I disgraced myself in any way?
  • He was disgraced in 1232; and power passed for a time into the hands of Peter des Roches, who filled the administration with Poitevins.
  • But in 1083 he was suddenly disgraced and imprisoned for having planned a military expedition to Italy.
  • The events which helped the disgraced officer of August 1795 to impose his will on France in November 1799 now claim our attention.