Sentence Examples


  • Prince Andrew wished to leave at once, but Princess Mary persuaded him to stay another day.
  • Langton followed his sovereign to Northampton and persuaded him, at least for the present, to refrain from any serious measures of revenge.
  • Ayala persuaded his sister to appear as the heroine of his comedy, La primera Dama, and the innovation, if it scandalized some of his townsmen, permitted him to develop his talent more freely.
  • When civil war again broke out, DeIotarus was persuaded to support Brutus and Cassius, but after the battle of Philippi went over to the triumvirs.
  • When Admetus was attacked by an illness that threatened to lead to his premature death, Apollo persuaded the Moerae (Fates) to prolong his life, provided any one could be found to die in his place.