Hoped-for sentence example

hoped-for
  • It wasn't the reassurance she hoped for.

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  • The rebels had hoped for assistance from Urquiza, but the powerful governor of Entre Rios maintained the peace in his province, which under his firm and beneficent rule had greatly prospered, and the revolutionary movement was quickly subdued.

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  • This younger Germanus did nothing in after life to realize these anticipations; but the somewhat pointed way in which his name and his mother's name are mentioned by Jordanes lends some probability to the view that he hoped for the child's succession to the Eastern Empire, and the final reconciliation of the Goths and Romans in the person of a Gotho-Roman emperor.

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  • Greater stability of crops in proportion to area cultivated is hoped for.

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  • It was not from poverty and apocalypticism that they hoped for a reformation of the Church.

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  • Thereupon Ormazd will hold a judicium universale, in the form of a general ordeal, a great test of all mankind by fire and molten metal, and will judge strictly according to justice, punish the wicked, and assign to the good the hoped-for reward.

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  • Nicholas even hoped for the active sympathy of Britain.

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  • A footing had no doubt been gained at Suvla, giving the Allies control of a fairly well-sheltered inlet on the outer coast of the peninsula; but as the high ground within easy artillery range of the landing-places, and which overlooked the whole occupied area, remained in the hands of the Turks, much of the benefit hoped for from the acquisition was in reality neutralized.

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  • Yet that he was in the habit of receiving gifts from all and sundry who hoped for his backing is beyond dispute.

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  • The only fragments of Greek manuscripts antedating the Christian era that have been preserved to us have been found in Egypt, where a hospitable climate granted them a term of existence not to be hoped for elsewhere.

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  • He sat in the Erfurt parliament of 1850, and was attached to the Gotha party, which hoped for the regeneration of Germany through the ascendancy of Prussia.

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  • Much had been hoped for from Arabia by Turko-German leaders, both as giving opportunities for offensive operations against the British line of communications passing along the Red Sea, and as the seat of a great spiritual influence in Islam to be exerted against the Allied Powers.

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  • He hoped for assistance from the friendly Nabataeans; but, as they owed everything to their position as middlemen for the South-Arabian trade, which a direct communication between Rome and the Sabaeans would have ruined, their viceroy Syllaeus, who did not dare openly to refuse help, sought to frustrate the emperor's scheme by craft.

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  • Having treated with, and received lavish promises from, both parties, he appears to have hoped for the dignity for himself; but when the election came he turned to the winning side and voted for Charles.

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  • Tin ores have been widely discovered, but though much has been hoped for from them, particularly from the deposits in the Black Hills region of South Dakota, there has been no more than a relatively insignificant commercial production.

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  • The Arab tribes in Mesopotamia were Christian, and Heraclius at Edessa hoped for their support; but Karkisiya and Hit succumbed (636), and then Tekrit; and Heraclius retired to Samosata.

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  • After resigning his Breslau appointment in 1765, he hoped for a time to obtain a congenial appointment in Dresden, but nothing came of this and he was again compelled, much against his will, to return to Berlin.

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  • If the base is short, definite results can hardly be hoped for unless the height is very moderate.

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  • The imperial government, which still hoped for Magyar aid against the Viennese revolutionists, repudiated the action of the ban, accused him of disobedience and treason, and deprived him of his military rank.

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  • Whether Nansen, intoxicated by wine and the royal favour, consented on this occasion to sacrifice the privileges of his order and his city, it is impossible to say; but it is significant that, from henceforth, we hear no more of the Recess which the more liberal of the leaders of the lower orders had hoped for when they released Frederick III.

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  • He was anti-papal by conviction, yet hoped for help from Rome, and was so far implicated in the adventures of his Catholic subjects that, in the interest of his own character, he had to advance against them and drive them into exile.

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  • Fox replied with some warmth, and Wolsey had to wait until Fox's death before he could add Winchester to his archbishopric of York and his abbey of St Albans, and thus leave Durham vacant as he hoped for the illegitimate son on whom (aged 18) he had already conferred a deanery, four archdeaconries, five prebends and a chancellorship.

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  • Gustavus first intervened actively in politics in 1768, at the time of his father's interregnum, when he compelled the dominant Cap faction to summon an extraordinary diet from which he hoped for the reform of the constitution in a monarchical direction.

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  • Even this was not wholly satisfactory to Sarpi, who longed for the toleration of Protestant worship in Venice, and had hoped for a separation from Rome and the establishment of a Venetian free church by which the decrees of the council of Trent would have been rejected, and in which the Bible would have been an open book.

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  • The Catholics hoped for reaction, the restoration of the mass, and the release of Gardiner and Bonner, who had been imprisoned for resistance to the protectors ecclesiastical Adminispolicy.

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  • The command which his idiosyncrasies had upon him is shown, for example, by reproachful speeches on the treatment of Ireland, and by a startling harangue on behalf of the Chartists, at a time when such irregularities could but damage him, a new man, where he hoped for influence and office.

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  • The Commune, which had hoped for the arrest of the Girondin leaders, was not satisfied.

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  • He remained at Frankfort, holding the post of Austrian envoy, and was the leader of the so-called Great German party until the dissolution of the Austrian parliament showed that the forces of reaction had conquered at Vienna and shattered all hopes of Austria attaining the position he had hoped for her.

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  • The failure of " laissez-faire " individualism in politics to produce that common prosperity and happiness which its advocates hoped for caused men to question the egoistic basis upon which its ethical counterpart was constructed.

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  • Many Serbs still hoped for the realization of the so-called " Great Servian Idea," i.e.

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  • By a twofold coup detat, parliamentary and military, he culled the fruits of the Directorys systematic aggression and unpopularity, and realized the universal desires of the rich bourgeoisie, tired of warfare; of the wretched populace; of landholders, afraid of a return to the old order of things; of royalists, who looked upon Bonaparte as a future Monk; of priests and their people, who hoped for an indulgent treatment of Catholicism; and finally of the immense majority of the French, who love to be ruled and for long had had no efficient government.

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  • Bernadotte, who had helped him to the Consulate, played Napoleon false to win the crown of Sweden; Soult, like Murat, coveted the Spanish throne after that of Portugal, thus anticipating the treason of 1813 and the defection of 1814; many persons hoped for an accident which might resemble the tragic end of Alexander and of Caesar.

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  • Finally, however, Gardane saw that nothing much was to be hoped for in the changed situation of European affairs, and abruptly left the country (April 1809).

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  • On this occasion, it seems that University negotiators have found less such altruism than they hoped for.

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  • This disk is so much more that I hoped for and will remain in the disk changer for months to come.

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  • I was painfully conscious that the quality of what I was writing wasn't up to the standard I hoped for.

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  • It is hoped for Bournemouth that it will be possible to extend the geographical coverage.

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  • After ten weeks I felt quite disheartened as my hoped for miracle had not transpired.

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  • I had hoped for about twelve but on the first night 28 youngsters turned up and none of them had ever practiced judo before!

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  • In Paris, he hoped for peace and to rediscover his poetic muse.

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  • The accommodation has provided the cozy romantic retreat we had hoped for.

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  • Success, however, was scarcely to be hoped for amongst Orientals who did not understand Latin, and whose sense of reverence was unshocked by the question of Pelagius, et quis est mihi Augustinus?

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  • How far Jomini was held responsible for certain misunderstandings which prevented the attainment of all the results hoped for from Ney's attack (see Bautzen) there is no means of knowing.

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  • By dismissing the Assembly, by offering the people "a strong government," and re-establishing "a France regenerated by the Revolution of '89 and organized by the emperor," he had hoped for universal applause.

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  • He basically followed old agriculture; he planted a lot of seed and hoped for rain.

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  • He wished for nothing and hoped for nothing, and deep in his heart experienced a gloomy and stern satisfaction in an uncomplaining endurance of his position.

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  • Is subcontractor performance at the levels that were hoped for?

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  • The original design was truncated due to a last minute reduction in hoped for funding by the major donor, the Swiss Government.

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  • Jane hoped for a resurgence in her energy after she took a nap.

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  • They have the original and premium (two pitchers at once) models for sale, so if you've hoped for one of the heavier-duty ones, you may want to shop around.

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  • It might not be the happy occasion that you would have hoped for!

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  • When you pull the cookies from the oven, they look flat and crispy - not what you hoped for!

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  • California isn't just beaches and warm weather - you can find a number of camps in the mountains or desert, so you don't want to commit to a camp in a location that's different than what you hoped for.

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  • Drugs and excessive use of alcohol are also dangerous for your hoped-for baby as well as detrimental to your own health.

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  • Nicole, who had always hoped for a biological child, was devastated by the loss.

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  • Either another towel needed to be used to wrap around the child's damp head, or a bathrobe had to be brought, or the beach towel needed to be wrapped awkwardly and everyone just hoped for the best.

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  • Women also tend to be more selective than men, so there could be fewer matches than one hoped for since both participants need to say yes.

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  • Originally airing for only 30 minutes, CBS Y&R was mildly successful, but not the huge, breakout hit the creators, actors and network had hoped for.

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  • The controversy was just about the best press the band could have hoped for.

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  • It was not the relaxing day she'd hoped for.

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