Sentence Examples


  • If Pharaoh still remains obdurate his first-born is threatened (iv.
  • At home Kruger continued as obdurate as ever.
  • At the end of ten days, should he remain obdurate, the offer of Syria and Acre would be withdrawn; and if at the end of another ten days he was still defiant, the sultan would hold himself at liberty to withdraw the whole offer and to take such measures as his own interests and the counsels of his allies might suggest to him.
  • Finding him obdurate, she went on to appeal to the pope; while at Rome she went mad (end of September 1866).
  • The Diet, which met in 1839, supported the agitation for the release of the prisoners, and refused to pass any government measures; Metternich long remained obdurate, but the danger of war in 1840 obliged him to give way.