Sentence Examples

  • Under such a system the most frightful excesses were possible and many cases of brutal cruelty were laid bare.
  • The ravages of the Sicilian Saracens in the Greek islands were more frightful than ever, and George Maniaces, the first captain of his time, was sent to win back the lost land.
  • Again, by his restoration of the papal state, after the frightful era of the Borgias, Julius became the saviour of the papal power.
  • The comparatively limited spread of this frightful epidemic in Italy at this time is a most noteworthy fact.
  • And he had only one wish-- that the frightful thing that had to happen should happen quickly.

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