He lived abroad from 1808 to 1812, passing most of his time in England, Scotland, Denmark, Sweden and France; trying to secure aid in the prosecution of his filibustering schemes but meeting with numerous rebuffs, being ordered out of England and Napoleon refusing to receive him.
But in spite of repeated rebuffs the party of reform was valorous, and undaunted; its members knew that their case was overwhelmingly strong.
Von Dalberg; but nothing but rebuffs and disappointments were in store for him.
Suffered severe rebuffs in the Lords, they succeeded in laying the foundation of the English system of national education.
But when he now tried to induce makers to take up his improved system, he met with general rebuffs, and finally was driven to undertake the exploitation of the process himself.
Undaunted by two previous rebuffs he attacked the estates of Cleves, and by a display of force gained a substantial victory.