Sentence Examples


  • Cowed by the bold seizure of their leaders, the states of Holland submitted.
  • An unwarranted seizure for debt was fined, as was the distraint of a working ox.
  • A new descent into Italy, a new seizure of Rome, proved of no avail.
  • Our sovereign alone has protested against the seizure of the Duke of Oldenburg's territory, and even...
  • The territorial limits were extended on the north to the state of Tennessee in 1804 by the acquisition of the west cessions of South Carolina and Georgia, and on the south to the Gulf of Mexico by the seizure of West Florida in 1810-1813, 1 but were restricted on the east by the formation of the Territory of Alabama in 1817.