Sentence Examples


  • Rows of red tulips stood like sentinels along the walkway, struggling to survive against the encroachment of summer.
  • This new procedure, we may imagine, was resented by the northern Hebrews as an encroachment upon their liberties.
  • View of ecclesiastical encroachment on the civil power; the quaint verses, disposed in his now favourite dialogue-form, were first published, nine years after his death, under the title Historia ecclesiastics (L.W.
  • Coke certainly stands out in a better light, not so much for his answer, which was rather indefinite, and the force of which is much weakened by his assent to the second question of the king, but for the general spirit of resistance to encroachment exhibited by him.
  • There can be no doubt that the aggression contemplated as possible by both countries was a further encroachment on the part of Chile.