Sentence Examples


  • He was especially concerned in promoting a non-partisan civil service.
  • The partisan warfare flamed up most fiercely in the latter days of October.
  • He was an ardent partisan of the Douglases, and on their overthrow retired to Orkney and later to Shetland.
  • Buffon (1753-1778), at first a partisan of the absolute immutability of species, subsequently appears to have believed that larger or smaller groups of species have been produced by the modification of a primitive stock; but he contributed nothing to the general doctrine of evolution.
  • Generally regarded as the partisan of a pro-English policy, he rendered most valuable service to his country by his able management of the foreign relations of Turkey, and not least by his efficacious settlement of affairs in Syria after the massacres of 1860.