Chagrined sentence examples

  • Chagrined at not himself becoming king after his father's death, he headed a revolt against the new ruler of the Servians.

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  • 2) indeed does not hesitate to say that Arius was chagrined because Alexander, instead of himself, had been appointed to the see of Alexandria, and that the beginning of his heretical attitude is, in consequence, to be attributed to discontent and envy.

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  • Finally he rubbed the back of his neck and gave her a chagrined smile.

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  • She unrolled her pants legs and slipped into her shoes, giving him a chagrined smile.

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  • He appears to have been especially chagrined because the crown lands were not his personal property, but the whole of the new arrangements were repugnant to him.

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  • Gordon (the explorer of the Orange river), who commanded the Dutch forces at the Cape, chagrined by the occupation of the country by the British, committed suicide.

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  • to which he refused to agree; and consequently the Saxon troops withdrew from the imperial army, a proceeding which led the chagrined emperor to seize and imprison Sch6ning in July 1692.

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  • Chagrined at finding no notice taken of a wild scheme for founding a military colony in the South Seas which he had submitted to Pitt, he turned to Irish politics.

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  • One curious variety, called same-yaki, had glaze chagrined like the skin of a shark.

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  • Chagrined at this treatment, Ferguson was soon in correspondence with the exiled Jacobites.

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  • Giddon entered the room, his chagrined gaze immediately seeking Lisa.

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  • Froude on his arrival was much chagrined at the attitude taken by the Cape parliament, and conducted an oratorical campaign throughout the country in favour of federation.

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  • A final mission to Persia, probably in 367, was a failure, and Antalcidas, deeply chagrined and fearful of the consequences, is said to have starved himself to death.

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  • Accused, probably without truth, of desertion at Neville's Cross, the Steward as heir-apparent was greatly chagrined by the king's proposal to make Edward III.

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  • fought for the possession of Lorraine; but chagrined at the king's conduct in making peace in 980, he went to Rome to conclude an alliance with Otto.

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  • I owe you one, Jule said, chagrined.

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  • It was not till April 1827, when the premiership, vacant through the paralysis of Lord Liverpool, fell to Canning, the chief advocate of Roman Catholic emancipation, that Lord Eldon, in the seventy-sixth year of his age, finally resigned the chancellorship. When, after the two short administrations of Canning and Goderich, it fell to the duke of Wellington to construct a cabinet, Lord Eldon expected to be included, if not as chancellor, at least in some important office, but he was overlooked, at which he was much chagrined.

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  • Baldwin, confused and somewhat chagrined aimed his pistol away from MacDonell and fired it high and wide in the air.

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