Sentence Examples


  • Have I disgraced myself in any way?
  • 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.
  • He was disgraced in 1232; and power passed for a time into the hands of Peter des Roches, who filled the administration with Poitevins.
  • He disgraced or imprisoned the ringleaders, ordered Bernadotte (perhaps the fountain head of the whole affair) to take the waters at Plombieres and drove from office Fouche, who had sought to screen the real offenders by impugning the royalists.
  • He was disgraced when Dagobert became sole king in 62 9, and had to seek refuge in Aquitaine.