Cast down sentence example

cast down
  • On the 6th of February 1658 he lost his favourite daughter, Elizabeth Claypole, and he was much cast down by the shock of his bereavement and of her long sufferings.

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  • The remaining 200 victims, who had escaped the bullets of the siege and survived the butchery of the river bank, were massacred afterwards and cast down the famous well of Cawnpore, which is now marked by a memorial and surrounded by gardens.

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  • Four horns, representing the hostile world-power that oppresses Israel and Jerusalem, are cast down by four smiths.

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  • But his time is at hand; together with his hosts he has been cast down from heaven, and on the earth he "hath but a short time."

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  • Of more historical interest are the two books Contra Symmachum, of 658 and 1131 hexameter verses respectively, the first attacking the pagan gods, the second directed against the petition of Symmachus to the emperor for the restoration of the altar and statue of Victory which Gratian had cast down.

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  • Thus cast down from his pinnacle of greatness into an abyss of shame and misery, there was left to the brilliant master only the life of a monk.

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  • Thus were they cast down.

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  • Is it a Man cast down in the divine wrath, His strength weakened in the way, His days shortened?

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  • Each time this happened Rostov felt uncomfortable and cast down his eyes.

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  • He cast down his eyes and hurried out as if it were none of his business, careful as he went not to inflict any accidental injury on the young lady.

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  • It was the Underworld of the Earth, for it had earlier been cast down from Heaven (lines 60-70).

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  • The old count cast down his eyes on hearing his son's words and began bustlingly searching for something.

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