Sentence Examples

  • It is well established that Urban preached the sermon at Clermont which gave the impetus to the crusades.
  • This discovery gave a new impetus to prospecting in south-western Nevada, and it was soon discovered that the district was not an isolated mining region but was in the heart of a great mineral belt.
  • Some impetus was given to the city's growth by the completion of the National Road, and later by the opening of railways, but until after the Civil War its advancement was slow.
  • Lannes was checked, and with his repulse the impetus of the attack died out all along the line.
  • No greater impetus than this could have been given to Van Buren's candidacy for the vice-presidency.