Sentence Examples


  • At length the intrigues of the Hawaiian embassy gave umbrage to the German government, and it was deemed prudent to recall it to Honolulu in July 1887.
  • This second intervention gave umbrage to France, who by way of a counterpoise sent a force to occupy Ancona.
  • The prince of Wales, it is clear, gave much umbrage to his father by his eagerness to direct the policy of the crown ere.yet it had fallen to him by inheritance.
  • His great sin in the matter of Uriah would have been forgotten but for his repentance: the things at which modern ideas are most offended are not always those that would have given umbrage to early writers.
  • The Confessions and Reveries, which, read in private, had given much umbrage to persons concerned, and which the author did not intend to be published until the end of the century, appeared in Geneva in 1782.