Sentence Examples


  • This ill-judged lenity provoked a few months later an intolerable insult to his dignity.
  • Monmouth himself did not escape insult in the street and from the pulpit.
  • The Massachusetts legislature denounced this battle-flag resolution as " an insult to the loyal soldiery of the nation " and as " meeting the unqualified condemnation of the people of the Commonwealth."
  • Defeated by a hostile combination of parties in the House of Commons on the question of the Chinese war in 1857 and the alleged insult to the British flag in the seizure of the lorcha " Arrow," he dissolved parliament and appealed to the nation.
  • Being a candidate for the presidency Clay had to take the insult without wincing.
 

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