Redoubtable sentence example

redoubtable
  • The Franks were redoubtable warriors, and were generally of great stature.
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  • " Ex ungue leonem " might have been justly said, for he attacked, and attacked successfully, the redoubtable Warburton.
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  • The point at issue was, that neither in the polyphonic school, in which Zarlino was educated, nor in the later monodic school, of which his recalcitrant pupil, Vincenzo Galilei, was the most redoubtable champion, could those proportions be tolerated in practice, however attractive they might be to the theorist in their mathematical aspect.
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  • redoubtable opponent, in the quarter-finals.
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  • There the French had found a redoubtable adversary in the young Abd-el-Kader, who had been proclaimed amir at Mascara in 1832.
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  • Although the government had a great majority in the Chamber, the opposition counted the redoubtable names of Thiers, Berryer and Jules Favre, and government measures were only passed by frequent resort to the closure.
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  • Recognized and suspected as a redoubtable foe, he made his escape by feigning madness, which in the East has inviolable privileges (xxi.
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  • During his term of office there took place the troubles in Rome concerning the English college and the subsequent Jesuit rule over that institution; and in 1580 the first Jesuit mission, headed by the redoubtable Robert Parsons and the saintly Edmund Campion, set out for England.
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  • On the 8th of December 1592 Parma died, and the States 59 were delivered from their most redoubtable adversary.
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  • They all wished either to make or renew their acquaintance with that redoubtable lady.
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  • Charles attempted to buy off these redoubtable invaders, a policy which aroused the anger of his German subjects, whose resentment was accentuated by the kings indifference to their condition, and found expression in 887 when Arnulf, an illegitimate son of Carloman, the eldest son of Louis the German, led an army of Bavarians against him.
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  • The revolt speedily collapsed before this redoubtable commander, and Alem and the other leaders surrendered.
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  • The next year Cuchulinn receives arms, makes his first foray, and slays the three sons of Necht, redoubtable hereditary foes of the Ulstermen, in the plain of Meath.
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  • Elected deputy in 1860 he became celebrated by the biting wit of his speeches, while, as journalist, the acrimony of his polemical writings made him a redoubtable adversary.
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  • In the Observations sur les ecrits modernes (1735-1743) Desfontaines held the gates of Philistia for eight years against the Encyclopaedists, and even the redoubtable Voltaire himself.
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  • Apart from his redoubtable powers as a controversialist, Philoxenus deserves commemoration as a scholar, an elegant writer, and an exponent of practical Christianity.
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  • His incisive style, his fearless and often ruthless criticism, and his wide and penetrating erudition, make him a redoubtable adversary in the field of polemic. The Bulletin critique, founded by him, for which he wrote numerous articles, has contributed powerfully to spread the principles of the historical method among the French clergy.
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  • Sir Bartle Frere, who became high commissioner of South Africa in March 1877, found evidence which convinced him that the Kaffir revolt of that year on the eastern border of Cape Colony was part of a design or desire "for a general and simultaneous rising of Kaffirdom against white civilization"; and the Kaffirs undoubtedly looked to Cetywayo and the Zulus as the most redoubtable of their champions.
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  • When, however, Bernard, not without foregone terror in the prospect of meeting the redoubtable dialectician, had opened the case, suddenly Abelard appealed to Rome.
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  • In this redoubtable churchman the governor found a vigorous opponent who was determined to render the state subordinate to the church.
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  • badinage with such redoubtable characters!
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  • One other child redoubtable ponce de distance of the interest on our.
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  • redoubtable ponce de distance of the interest on our.
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  • redoubtable Mrs Doreen Whitehead on a Coast to Coast Walk some years before.
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  • redoubtable wife of a somewhat ineffectual husband, who was a querulous and failing lawyer.
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  • redoubtable campaigner, Tom Larkin.
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  • to abdicate: and, though even after the termination of the synod men like Jacob of Jiiterbogk (q.v.) were found to champion ecclesiastical parliamentarianism and the more advanced ideas of Basel, they were confronted, on the other hand, by an array of redoubtable controversialists, who entered the lists to defend, both in speech and writing, the privileges of the Apostolic See.
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  • With Rita, I had been a guest here of the redoubtable Mrs Doreen Whitehead on a Coast to Coast Walk some years before.
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  • She was the redoubtable wife of a somewhat ineffectual husband, who was a querulous and failing lawyer.
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  • A very strong campaign for that is based in Bilston in my constituency, led by the redoubtable campaigner, Tom Larkin.
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  • Julian emerged the winner and went on to face Stuart Mann, another redoubtable opponent, in the quarter-finals.
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  • Wise advisers did not exchange badinage with such redoubtable characters!
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  • redoubtable lady.
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