Sentence Examples

  • His pontificate was marked by protracted controversies with France and Portugal.
  • A protracted controversy with Johann Hevelius, in which Hooke urged the advantages of telescopic over plain sights, brought him little but discredit.
  • Notwithstanding protracted and strenuous opposition on the part of the government, the House of Commons passed a resolution against the continuance of the transitional system.
  • As is usual in Turkey, this opportunity was seized for the demand of redress of grievances by such powers as considered they had any, and the negotiations were protracted until July 1907, when France finally gave in her adhesion.
  • A protracted period of rest followed, during which the emperor exerted himself unremittingly to re-equip, reinforce and supply his troops.

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