Sentence Examples

  • The eighth and largest group, which in its enormous numbers was to the others as ninety-nine to one, consisted of men who desired neither peace nor war, neither an advance nor a defensive camp at the Drissa or anywhere else, neither Barclay nor the Emperor, neither Pfuel nor Bennigsen, but only the one most essential thing--as much advantage and pleasure for themselves as possible.
  • He was one of the moderate party who desired an accommodation with the king, and was opposed to Cromwell's sectaries.
  • Prince Bagration bowed his head as a sign that this was exactly what he had desired and expected.
  • Even philanthropy did not have the desired effect.
  • One end of each pipe is plain, so that it may be cut to any desired length; pipes with shaped ends obviously must be obtained in the exact lengths required.