Sentence Examples


  • In 1864 he went as Hessian envoy to Vienna, retiring in 1872 when the post was abolished.
  • The envoy was therefore dismissed.
  • The intrigues of the French envoy in corrupting the knights of the order of St John were completely successful.
  • From 1816 to 1818 he was Luxemburg envoy at the German diet, but was recalled, at the instance of Metternich, owing to his too independent advocacy of state constitutions.
  • "Nothing that a Bhutia possesses is his own," wrote the British envoy in 1864; "he is at all times liable to lose it if it attracts the cupidity of any one more powerful than himself.