Sentence Examples


  • If Pharaoh still remains obdurate his first-born is threatened (iv.
  • At home Kruger continued as obdurate as ever.
  • The Spaniards on their side were obdurate on the subjects of freedom of trade in the Indies and of freedom of religious worship. At last, after the negotiations had been repeatedly on the point of breaking off, a compromise was effected by the mediation of the envoys of France and England.
  • He pleaded the duty of a sultan to go to the aid of his subjects when oppressed by one of his servants; but the powers were obdurate, even Russia, much occupied in affairs nearer home, leaving him in the lurch.
  • Finding him obdurate, she went on to appeal to the pope; while at Rome she went mad (end of September 1866).
 

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