Sentence Examples


  • Having offered sacrifice and inquired how to renew the human race, they were ordered to cast behind them the "bones of the great mother," that is, the stones from the hillside.
  • It is certain that he was preparing to renew the struggle for the mastery of the seas and of the Orient, which must break out if he held to his present resolve to found a great colonial empire.
  • Napoleon at once ordered Soult's four corps to renew their attacks in order to prevent the allies from reinforcing their right.
  • A proposition by the cadi Abu Yusuf to Harun al-Rashid to renew it had not been adopted.
  • Struck by the difficulties of every kind which had to be encountered by poor pilgrims to Mecca from Bagdad and its neighbourhood, he ordered Yaqtin, his freedman, to renew the milestones, to repair the old reservoirs, and to dig wells and construct cisterns at every station of the road where they were missing.
 

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