Defeating Sentence Examples
I always said he was the only man capable of defeating Napoleon.
In 1814, during the second war with Great Britain, the British, after defeating on the 24th of August an American force at Bladensburg, Prince George county, Maryland, about 6 m.
The Dutch, in fact, speedily became the predominant European race throughout the Malay Archipelago, defeating the British by superior energy and enterprise, and the trading-posts all along the western and southern coasts of Borneo were presently their exclusive possessions, the sultan of Bantam, who was the overlord of these districts, ceding his rights to the Dutch.
In 603 he repelled the attack of Aidan, king of the Dalriad Scots, at Daegsastan, defeating him with great loss.
On the outbreak of war in 1859 he was placed in command of the Alpine infantry, defeating the Austrians at Casale on the 8th of May, crossing the Ticino on the 23rd of May, and, after a series of victorious fights, liberating Alpine territory as far as the frontier of Tirol.Advertisement
Civil war, however, broke xx1.28 a out, but Podèbrad succeeded in defeating the Romanist nobles.
According to Clarendon the latter, though frequently victorious in a charge, dale, subsequently falling upon and defeating the royalist centre, and pursuing the fugitives as far as the outskirts of Leicester.
Immediately on the fall of Pembroke Cromwell set out to relieve Lambert, who was slowly retreating before Hamilton's superior forces; he joined him near Knaresborough on the 12th of August, and started next day in pursuit of Hamilton in Lancashire, placing himself at Stonyhurst near Preston, cutting off Hamilton from the north and his allies, and defeating him in detail on the 17th, 18th and 19th at Preston and at Warrington.
His half-brother, Robert Wiskard or Guiscard, after defeating the papal troops at Civitella in 1053, received from Leo IX.
On the 6th of May 1615 Spilbergen entered the Pacific Ocean, and touched at several places on the coast of Chile and Peru, defeating the Spanish fleet in a naval engagement off Chilca.Advertisement
At the same time Napoleon threatened openly to crush Austria, and in 180 9 he carried out his threat by defeating the Austrian armies at Wagram and elsewhere, and dictating the treaty of Schonbrunn (October 14).
In 1246 he married Beatrice, daughter and heiress of Raymond Berenger V., the last count of Provence, and after defeating James I.
Having roused the ire of Sir Henry Bagnal (or Bagenal) by eloping with his sister in 1591, he afterwards assisted him in defeating Hugh Maguire at Belleek in 1593 and then again went into opposition and sought aid from Spain and Scotland.
In 1527 he joined in the movement for the expulsion of the family and was instrumental in defeating the Medicean troops under Cardinal Passerini, who were attacking the Palazzo della Signoria.
As soon as their strategic purpose of cutting him off from Vienna became apparent, the emperor moved his troops into position, and in the afternoon issued his famous proclamation to his troops, pointing out the enemy's mistakes and his plan for defeating them.Advertisement
Unable to maintain himself there he marched to southern Bohemia, and after defeating the Romanists at Sudomef - the first pitched battle of the Hussite wars - he arrived at Usti, one of the earliest meeting-places of the Hussites.
The army of the Main, however, had little difficulty in defeating the 8th corps at Laufach on the 13th and Aschaffenburg on the 14th of July.
Muhajir, with the help of Ikrima, succeeded with difficulty, but thoroughly, in defeating Amr ibn Ma'dikarib and Qais ibn `Abd Yaghuth in Yemen and Ashath ibn Qais in Hadramut.
They invaded Europe about 1237 under the leadership of Bail Khan, a younger son of Juji, eldest son of Jenghiz Khan, passed over Russia with slaughter and destruction, and penetrated into Silesia, Poland and Hungary, finally defeating Henry II., duke of Silesia, at Liegnitz in the battle known as the Wahlstatt on the 9th of April 1241.
With an army of 60,000 Piedmontese troops and 30,000 men from other parts of Italy the king took the field, and after defeating the Austrians at Pastrengo on the 30th of April, and at Goito on the 30th of May, where he was himself slightly wounded, more time was wasted in useless operations.Advertisement
Taking with him Kasagama, the rightful king of Toro, he traversed the north of Ankole, with which country he made a treaty, and passing thence through Unyoro, along the northern slopes of Ruwenzori, reached Kavali at the south end of Lake Albert, defeating the armies of Unyoro who opposed his progress.
In the summer of 1876 he was appointed commander-in-chief of the Servian army, but on entering Turkey was driven back by Osman Pasha, who followed him into Servia, defeating him at Zayechar and Yavor in July, and the campaign in Servia proved disastrous.
In 1868 he was elected rector of St Andrews University, defeating Disraeli by a majority of fourteen.
Civil war seemed inevitable, when the szlachta of Red Russia and Sieradz suddenly rallied to the king, who at once ordered his army to advance, and after defeating the insurrectionists at Janowiec (in October), granted them a full pardon, on the sole condition that they should refrain from all such acts of rebellion in future.
In 1713 the island was secured to them by the peace of Utrecht; but in 1756 it was invaded by a force of 12,000 French, who, after defeating the British under Admiral Byng, captured Port Mahon.Advertisement
Crossing the Potomac, he marched eastward, and, defeating a motley force which General Lew Wallace had collected to oppose him, appeared before the lines of Washington.
On the 29th of December of this year Colonel Archibald Campbell (1739-1791) with an expeditionary corps of 35 00 men from Clinton's army in New York, captured Savannah, Georgia, defeating the American force under General Robert Howe.
There is no evidence of any settlement on the site of the present town prior to about 1092, when Bernard Newmarch, after defeating Bleddin ab Maenarch, built here a castle which he made his residence and the chief stronghold of his new lordship. For this purpose he utilized what remained of the materials of the Roman fort, 3 m.
The count of Monte Verde, the Bourbon governor, had little difficulty in defeating Miranda, and on the 26th of July the general capitulated on condition that he should be deported to the United States.
During the winter campaign of 1848-49 he commanded, under Windischgratz, the Austrian right wing, capturing Magyar-Ovar and Raab, and defeating the Magyars at Mor.
Mills, Carlisle defeating him for the speakership in 1883.
In January 1878 he crossed the Balkans in a severe snowstorm, defeating the Turks at Senova, near Schipka, and capturing 36,000 men and go guns.
The following years witnessed serious troubles in Syria caused by the Carmathians, which called for the intervention of the caliph, who at last succeeded in defeating these fanatics; the officer Mahommed b.
He had little difficulty in defeating the Egyptian army, and on the 6th of July 969 entered Fostat at the head of his forces.
He next took Jidda and Mecca, defeating the Wahhabis beyond the latter place and capturing their general.
In a long despatch penn, of the 6th of March he discussed the general situation, aDo and pointed out that although the force at his disposal military was amply sufficient for raising the siege of Khartum Situation at end of and defeating the mahch, the conditions were changed operatloas.
In 1757, after defeating the Austrians at Prague, he was himself defeated by them at Kolin; and by the shameful convention of Closter-Seven, he was freely exposed to the attack of the French.
A revolt of the janissaries induced him to return to power, and he spent the remaining six years of his life in warfare in Europe, defeating Hunyadi at Kossovo (October 17-19, 1448).
Furius Camillus as suddenly appearing with an avenging army at the moment when the gold was being weighed, and defeating Brennus and all his host.
Peck, led an unsuccessful movement to increase the number of Supreme Court judges and to relieve them of their circuit duties, and succeeded in defeating an attempt to repeal the twenty-fifth section of the Judiciary Act of 1789, which gave the Supreme Court appellate jurisdiction by writ of error to the state courts in cases where federal laws and treaties are in question.
In 1851 he was elected to parliament for Haldimand, defeating George Brown.
He joined Carranza against Huerta in 1913, winning general's rank by defeating the latter.
He was conspicuously successful (1869-1886) in dealing with Indian outbreaks, fighting the Cheyenne, Kiowa and Comanche on Llano Estacado (1875) and the Sioux in Montana (1876), capturing the Nez Perces under Chief Joseph (1877), and defeating the Chiricahua Apaches under Geronimo (1886), and he commanded the United States troops sent to Chicago during the railway riots in 1894.
He was defeated by Richard Henry Lee and William Grayson in his candidacy for the United States Senate, but in his own district he was chosen a representative to Congress, defeating James Monroe, who seems to have had the powerful support of Patrick Henry.
The candidate in r808 of the Republican party, although bitterly opposed in the party by John Randolph and George Clinton, Madison was elected president, defeating C. C. Pinckney, the Federalist candidate, by 122 votes to 47.
They had double reason to be grateful to Wladislaus for defeating the enemies of the republic, for he had also paid for the expenses of his campaigns out of his own pocket, yet he could not obtain payment of the debt due to him from the state till 1643.
It was one of the strongholds of Sextus Pompeius, and after defeating him Augustus made it into a colonia as a measure of precaution, expelling some of the older inhabitants.
In the contest for the marshalate of the Diet the leaders of the two parties were again pitted against each other, when the verdict of the last Riksdag was exactly reversed, Fersen defeating Rudbeck by 234, though Russia spent no less a sum than £11,50o to secure the election of the latter.
Owing to the apathy of the people and the enmities existing among the leaders, the Spanish forces, sent by the viceroy of Peru to crush the revolutionary movement, succeeded after two years' indecisive fighting in completely defeating the patriots at Rancagua in 1814.
Toward the close of his reign (527) he resumed the war, defeating Belisarius at Callinicum (531), with the zealous support of the wild Arab Mondhir II.
Ali Murad reigned over Persia until 1785, and carried on a successful war with Aga Mahommed in Mazandaran, defeating him in several engagements, and occupying Teheran a,nd Sari.
Sertorius proved himself more than a match for his adversaries, utterly defeating their united forces on one occasion near Saguntum.
Before this, Nuno Alvares Pereira, constable of Portugal, had gained his popular title of " The Holy Constable " by twice defeating the invaders, at Atoleiro and Trancoso in the district of Guarda.
The first movement of the war was the successful invasion of Upper Peru by the army of Buenos Aires, under General Balcarce, which, after twice defeating the Spanish troops, was able to celebrate the first anniversary of independence near Lake Titicaca, in May 1811.
In 1835, when a struggle for the chief power had made two factions in the neighbouring republic of Peru, Santa Cruz was induced to take a part in the contest; he marched into that country, and after defeating General Gamarra, the leader of one of the opposing parties, completed the pacification of Peru in the spring of 1836, named himself its protector, and had in view a confederation of the two countries.
After defeating two revolutions, in 1865 and 1866, the new president declared a political amnesty, and in 1869, after imposing a revised constitution on the country, he became its dictator.
Colonel Pando, the insurgent leader, having gained a strong following, marched upon Oruro, and entered that town on 11th April 1899, after completely defeating the government troops.
Overthrown by Cairoli in March 1878 on the grist-tax question, he succeeded, in the following December, in defeating Cairoli, became again premier, but on the 3rd of July 1879 was once more overturned by Cairoli.
After twice defeating the forces of the Achaean League in Arcadia, near Mount Lycaeum and at Leuctra,he strengthened his position by assassinating four of the ephors, abolishing the ephorate, which had usurped the supreme power, and banishing some eighty of the leading oligarchs.
Three years later the Persian monarch, Nadir Shah, after defeating the Mogul army at Karnal, entered Delhi in triumph.
He accompanied his father into Britain (368), and a little later distinguished himself by defeating the Sarmatians who had invaded Moesia (374) On his father's death he retired to his native place, where he lived quietly till after the great battle of Adrianople (August 9, 378), when Gratian summoned him to share the empire.
General Franks' column advanced to Lucknow from the eastern frontier of Oudh, defeating the enemy in four actions.
In 339, Aristotle being then in Macedonia, Xenocrates succeeded Speusippus in the presidency of the school, defeating his competitors Menedemus and Heracleides by a few votes.
The Walachians resisted desperately, elected Radu, a kinsman of Neagoe, voivode, and succeeded with Hungarian help in defeating Mahmud Bey at Grumatz in 1522.
He followed up his successes in Italy by defeating the Marians in Sicily and Africa, and on his return to Rome in 81, though he was still merely an eques and.
In 1906 he was elected governor of New York State, defeating William Randolph Hearst, and was reelected in 1908.
He then entered upon a campaign, and, after defeating a small British force at Tasluja on May 26 1919, was himself defeated and captured wounded at Bazian Pass on June 20 1919.
He sailed with 16,000 men against the empire in May 1081, and by February 1082 had occupied Corfu and Durazzo, defeating the emperor Alexis before the latter (October 1081).
Under Comonfort, who then succeeded Alvarez, Juarez was governor of Oajaca (1855-57), and in 1857 chief justice and secretary of the interior; and, when Comonfort was unconstitutionally replaced by Zuloaga in 1858, the chief justice, in virtue of his office, claimed to be legal president of the republic. It was not, however, till the beginning of 1861 that he succeeded in finally defeating the unconstitutional party and in being duly elected president by congress.
After defeating Moreau at Cassano on the 2 7 th of April, he occupied Milan and Turin.
Their past has been stormy, and their ruler has attained power after defeating and mediatizing a more ancient dynasty of his own kindred.
He decided questions of war and peace, and re-established unity in Gaul by defeating the Neustrians and the Aquitanian followers of Duke Odo (Eudes) at Vincy in 717.
In September, however, Montmorency succeeded, with a fleet of English and Dutch ships manned by English seamen, in defeating Soubise, who took refuge in England.
In the meantime his quarrels with Urraca had not deterred Alphonso, who is surnamed the Battler in Aragonese history, from taking Saragossa in 1118, and from defeating the Almorvides at the decisive battle of Cutanda in 1120.
He went through his course of theological studies with great distinction, defeating Bossuet at the Baccalaureat in theology.
After a masterly campaign, in which the prince had succeeded in defeating Leicester in the valleys of the Severn and Usk, and had destroyed the forces of the younger Montfort at Kenilworth before he could effect a junction with the main body, the royalist forces approached Evesham in the morning of the 4th of August in time to intercept Leicester's march towards Kenilworth.
With her beside him, he felt empowered - capable of defeating a dynasty.
It was the first recorded instance of cunning defeating brawn, but the battle has been raging ever since.
Community entrepreneurs are overcoming the social challenges that are defeating the agencies of the state.
After defeating the giant white golem, go into the farthest corner, directly underneath the stairs to the exit.
In it he sums up the tactic of defeating imperialism.
How are some ways that you are measuring progress in defeating insurgents in Iraq?
The real Huo Yuanjia was a truly legendary martial arts master who defended China's national honor by defeating foreign fighters in the arena.
It's believable because make a slaw pumpkin soup and defeating a longtime.
At length the exiles, becoming numerous, returned, and, engaging and defeating the people, established the oligarchy.
But if the Methil men felt supremely confident about defeating their less illustrious opponents they quickly discovered the error of their ways.
In 1870 he formed a fresh volunteer corps and went to the aid of France, defeating the German troops at Chatillon, Autun and Dijon.
Civil war, however, broke xx1.28 a out, but PodÃ¨brad succeeded in defeating the Romanist nobles.
He began by defeating Ali Pasha, and then penetrated into Bosnia, and captured the newly built fortress of Jajce after a long and obstinate defence (Dec. 1463).
He was a friend of the Whig leaders Stanhope and Sunderland, took a share in defeating the Jacobite conspiracy of Bolingbroke on the death of Queen Anne, and supported the passing of the Septennial Act.
The two brothers presided over the tribunals, convoked the councils at which the Frankish Church was reformed, assembled the host and made war, jointly defeating and subduing Duke Hunald of Aquitaine.
Crossing the Potomac, he marched eastward, and, defeating a motley force (action of the Monocacy)which General Lew Wallace had collected to oppose him, appeared before the lines of Washington.
After defeating a large Neapolitan force at Mola and organizing the siege operations round Gaeta, Fanti returned to the war office at Turin to carry out important army reforms. His attitude in opposing the admission of Garibaldi's 7000 officers into the regular army with their own grades made him the object of great unpopularity for a time, and led to a severe reprimand from Cavour.
In May 1869 he was returned to the Assembly, both by the first circumscription of Paris and by Marseilles, defeating Hippolyte Carnot for the former constituency and Thiers and Lesseps for the latter.
If you don't follow his or her advice to you, you are defeating the purpose of paying for it.
I've usually ended up defeating the purpose and applying a generous amount of gloss on top of the stain in an effort to impart some moisture.
Ray appeared with Mario Batali on Iron Chef America, defeating the team of fellow Food Network hosts, Bobby Flay, and Giada De Laurentiis.
There’s just something about Mario saving the princess, defeating Bowser and partnering with Luigi over and over again that gamers can’t get enough.
In the corner of your zone (after defeating the harbor bad guys), there is a green house with a gold bar inside.
Defeating the boss earns you a special item that can have a profound effect on gameplay.
Based on the television series and movie of the same name, Buzz Lightyear of Star Command gets you to take control Buzz as he flies across the universe, defending good and defeating evil.
Obtain it by defeating the owner of the gun, then pick it up.
Then you have a combination of three souls can be equipped at once -- souls you earn by defeating monsters that plague the castle grounds.
On the night of the deed, Jericho makes his way to the safe and inadvertently unlocks a captured vampire being transported by Darkwatch, an old organization dedicated to defeating supernatural evils.
Goku and his fellow fighters each level up by defeating foes and wild animals, but there are only five total statistics per character.
As you earn points for successfully defeating your opponents, you can "buy" new characters (and upgraded levels of them; there are three levels in all) in the Shop.
Defeating foes gains both gold and experience points for the player and increase the characters' statistics to make them much stronger.
In defeating strong creatures, look for patterns in their attacks to exploit their weaknesses.
The Wizard is the only character where all of the combo moves are magic in nature, using different types of energy blasts.Characters gain levels by successful defeating many enemies.
If you are unsuccessful in defeating them, you will have to start the last level you encountered.
You can upgrade your weapons and earn more through orbs that you acquire defeating the horde of skeletal warriors and other such mythical foes.
Travel through six different worlds going through loops, corkscrews, avoiding traps and defeating bosses.
If you've advanced enough in the game defeating them should be no problem - even if you don't have potions.
Mario games typically involve running around defeating smaller enemies and collecting stars and coins, eventually meeting level bosses before the finale of the game, which is usually spent defeating Bowser.
You can unlock a path from World 2 straight to World 4 by defeating the World 2 boss using Mini Mario.
Collect Pokemon while traveling the world defeating other Pokemon wranglers.
After defeating Arcade mode you get rewards.
The sand can be accumulated by defeating enemies and picking up the residue they leave behind.
After defeating the King of the Dead and avoiding boulders, progress through the Southern Gate.
Bonus Chapter - Grab the item Key to Hell by defeating the zombie boss at the Gate to Hell in Chapter 5-9.
However, its latest incarnations feature experience points, items, equipment and character statistics that can be increased through exploration and defeating enemies.
After defeating Goblins, collect the items they drop and sell them.
Defeating the gigantic Colossi in Shadow of the Colossus is not an easy challenge.
Fighting and defeating them is the best part of the game.
Typical of platform games, you control Sonic through a series of levels defeating low-level enemies while collecting some sort of item; in the Sonic games video games, you collect rings.
Originally appearing alongside Cody and Haggar in Final Fight, Guy became the 39th Bushin ("Warrior God") ninja master after defeating his master, Zeku, the 38th master.
It is said that Guy is good friends with Ken and Ryu, and is credited with defeating both Rolento and Sodom.
After defeating Gill, Alex loses to Ryu and is encouraged by the latter to "hone his skills."
Naturally, the better you are at defeating your enemies using combat and skill, the more points you will receive.
You choose between 13 different races (or create a custom one) and attempt to take control over the galaxy either by diplomacy or by defeating all other races.
You play U-1 who learns he is the heir to the Gitaroo-Man title, who is a superhero that goes around defeating evil in the universe.
These guides can point you toward the best weapons, hiding spots, and general strategies for defeating your opponents.
The game begins where the first one left off, defeating Magneto and his army of Sentinel Robots.
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Don't think about it too hard because it can be self defeating.
They will restrict movement and may make you uncomfortable and self-conscious, defeating the purpose of practicing yoga.
His son Isildur took the broken shards, and cut the One Ring from Sauron's hand, temporarily defeating him and causing him to flee from his body.
This can be done by defeating a foe, outwitting a trickster, or surviving a challenge.
Godzilla needed help defeating this enemy as even his atomic ray didn't cause any long-term damage.
In 1796, on the refusal of Washington to accept another election, Adams was chosen president, defeating Thomas Jefferson; though Alexander Hamilton and other Federalists had asked that an equal vote should be cast for Adams and Thomas Pinckney, the other Federalist in the contest, partly in order that Jefferson, who was elected vice-president, might be excluded altogether, and partly, it seems, in the hope that Pinckney should in fact receive more votes than Adams, and thus, in accordance with the system then obtaining, be elected president, though he was intended for the second place on the Federalist ticket.