Hesitations sentence examples

  • Marching always ready to fight wherever his enemy might stand or move to meet him, his mind was relieved from all the hesitations which necessarily arise in men less confident in the security of their designs.

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  • There were also delays, hesitations and cavils at home, which were more inexplicable.

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  • But further intrigues caused delay, and it was not until 1471 that James's hesitations were overcome.

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  • The Confederation of the Rhine, however, was a menace to Prussia too serious to be neglected; and Frederick Williams hesitations were suddenly ended by Napoleons contemptuous violation of Prussian territory in marching three French brigades through Ansbach without leave asked.

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  • After long hesitations, doubts, and prayers, Princess Mary gave the letter to her father.

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  • Hence his hesitations and vacillations, which Cavour steadily worked to overcome.

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  • But the train of thought is deeply embedded among characteristic sceptical hesitations.

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  • Hegel brushes aside all these hesitations.

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  • Yet in the loneliness of life at Berlin the idea of a wife as the comfort of gathering age sometimes rose before his mind - only to be driven away by cautious hesitations as to the capacity of his means, and by the shrinking from the loss of familiar liberties.

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  • The simplicity and symmetry of his sentences, the modulations of his thrilling voice, the radiance of his fine face, even his slight hesitations and pauses over his manuscript, lent a strange charm to his speech.

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  • Even in regard to slavery he had serious hesitations about the ways of the abolitionists, and for a long time refused to be identified with them.

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  • In 1289 he went to Montpellier, wrote his Ars veritatis inventiva, and removed to Genoa where he translated this treatise into Arabic. In 1291, after many timorous doubts and hesitations for which he bitterly blamed himself, Lull sailed for Tunis where he publicly preached Christianity for a year; he was finally imprisoned and expelled.

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  • The opening on the 25th of March 1609 of the question of the succession of John William the Good, duke of Cleves, of Jiilich and of Berg, led Henry, in spite of his own hesitations and those of his German allies, to declare war on the emperor Rudolph II.

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  • Few things of the kind are superior to the sketch of the early barricade of the Fronde in which the writer had so great a share, the hesitations of the court, the bold adventure of the coadjutor himself into the palace and the final triumph of the insurgents.

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  • The abrogation of the Clayton-Bulwer treaty in 1901, and the failure of the second French company to construct a canal between Colon and Panama (see Panama Canal) had, after many hesitations, induced the United States government to abandon the Nicaragua route and decide on adopting that of Panama.

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  • Many fans hoped to see a romance between Janeway and Chakotay, and the writers and directors certainly gave them enough significant looks and hesitations to build on.

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