Sentence Examples


  • His pontificate was marked by protracted controversies with France and Portugal.
  • In the Senate there was a protracted struggle.
  • In 1420 it heroically withstood a protracted siege by Alphonso V.
  • If the enterprise were as heroic and commanding as it is protracted and unwearied!
  • The other leaders had, however, to promise him possession of the city, before he would bring his negotiations with Firuz to a conclusion; and the matter was so long protracted that an army of relief under Kerbogha of Mosul was only at a distance of three days' march, when the city was taken (June 3, 1098).