Sentence Examples

  • The best generals I have known were, on the contrary, stupid or absent-minded men.
  • Not a soldier himself, he had to control and direct the movements of armies; can we be surprised if he failed, or if he was unable to keep control over the generals or to establish that military co-operation so essential to success?
  • Theodosius, after a two days' fight, gained the victory by the treachery of one of Arbogast's generals, sent to cut off his retreat.
  • He sent large armies into European Greece, and his generals occupied Athens.
  • The government troops gained two decisive victories over the insurgents under Generals Mitre and Arredondo, and they were compelled to surrender at discretion.