Sorely sentence example
No change was made in official methods, and the condition of affairs drifted from bad to worse, until the temper of the people, so long and so sorely tried, showed plainly that the situation had become insufferable.
Porus fell sorely wounded into his hands.
It was Boston commerce that was most sorely hurt by the embargo and non-importation policy of President Jefferson.
I'll sorely miss her frightened cries.
Maurice, who had on the death of his elder brother Philip William, in February 1618, become prince of Orange, was now supreme in the state, but during the remainder of his life he sorely missed the wise counsels of the experienced Oldenbarneveldt.Advertisement
They were, however, sorely reduced by the onslaught which had been made upon them, and lost their ancient spirit of independence.
I sorely wish I could keep them longer but on the road, it's difficult.
She surprised by her unexpected visit and I am sorely inconvenienced by her presence that blocks my egress.
At the same time, Pericles was being sorely hampered by his adversaries at home.
Descriptive chemistry was now assuming considerable proportions; the experimental inquiries suggested by Boyle were being assiduously developed; and a wealth of observa tions was being accumulated, for the explanation of which the resources of the dominant theory were sorely taxed.Advertisement
As doubtful questions of trust, of wardship, of testamentary succession, they were taken up not in the strict course of justice, but as matters in which redress was sorely needed and had to be brought by the exceptional power of the court of chancery.
In front of each place was a plate bearing one of the delicious dama-fruit, and the perfume that rose from these was so enticing and sweet that they were sorely tempted to eat of them and become invisible.
Her daughter Adele (1796-1849) seems to have had a brave, tender and unsatisfied heart, and lavished on her brother an affection he sorely tried.
It need not be objected to the justice of this arrangement that men are sorely tempted, and may very easily be brought to neglect that on which their future welfare depends, for the very same holds good in nature.
Almost as he gave the signal for the whole line to charge, the sorely pressed Hospitallers rode out upon the enemy on their own initiative.Advertisement
In 1476 Mahomet again invaded Moldavia, but, though successful in the open field, the Turks were sorely harassed by Stephen's guerilla onslaughts, and, being thinned by pestilence, were again constrained to retire.
Again in 1591, in the very midst of a campaign against Maurice of Nassau, sorely against his will, the duke of Parma was obliged to give up the engrossing struggle and march to relieve Rouen.
The French people resented the act, and the Madrid government was sorely embarrassed, as the king had announced his intention of visiting Paris on his way back from Germany.
But I am sorely disappointed at nothing from you or Mrs Alderson yet as to her hymn on the 7th Word.
We will sorely miss him, as will his thousands of devoted fans around the world.Advertisement
If Smith does go then on this showing he will be sorely missed.
I will concentrate on an area that has been sorely neglected over the years.
As one of the links with the last century and a true original, he is sorely missed.
One feels sorely tempted never to go back to a standard micro again!
All of these are sorely lacking in areas where hunger is most prevalent.Advertisement
I was sorely perplexed, and felt discouraged wasting much precious time, especially in algebra.
I was sorely perplexed, and felt quite discouraged, and wasted much precious time, especially in Algebra.
One feels sorely tempted never to go back to a standard micro again !
This eye on the future with a foot in the past aesthetic instantly gave the band a depth and a sincerity that was sorely missing from rock and roll at the time.
If you thought the first Serious Sam was serious in it's gameplay and beautiful graphics, then you just might be sorely disappointed with the sequel, Serious Sam 2 for the Xbox.Advertisement
The Magma character's storyline that sorely cut into the multiplayer aspect of the first game has also been thrown out to make room for more interesting highlights, like kicking butt with three of your friends.
If you're trying to find today's FHA mortgage rates directly from the government, you are going to be sorely disappointed.
People looking for traditional Korean Christmas customs may be sorely disappointed.
If you were expecting a Frederick's of Hollywood, burlesque type of vibe, you'll be sorely disappointed.
Yahoo Music is really great for all of the latest music trends across the genres, but independent music is sorely lacking.Advertisement
Religion is a perennial theme in Interview with the Vampire and Louis' Catholicism is sorely tried by his conversion.
While Martha would be sorely missed, nurses came and went frequently.
She sorely persecuted Antiope, his first wife, who escaped to Mount Cithaeron, where her twin sons Amphion and Zethus were being brought up by a herdsman who was ignorant of their parentage.
A particular case of the last equation, namely, y 2 = ax e + 1, sorely taxed the resources of modern algebraists.
His ardent zeal was sorely tried by Philip's cautious temperament; and Sir Thomas Stukeley's projected Irish expedition, which Sanders was to have accompanied with the blessings and assistance of the pope, was diverted to Morocco where Stukeley was killed at the battle of Al Kasr al Kebir in 1578.Advertisement
During the troubles that ensued in Florence Catherine nearly lost her life in a popular tumult, and sorely regretted not winning her heart's desire, "the red rose of martyrdom."
Meanwhile Comte did his official work conscientiously, sorely as he grudged the time which it took from the execution of the great object of his thoughts.
His father, John of Gaunt, had died in the interval, and the king, troubled with a rebellion in Ireland, and sorely in want of money, had seized the duchy of Lancaster as forfeited property.
It originated in a proposal made to the committee of the Religious Tract Society, by the Rev. Thomas Charles of Bala, who found that his evangelistic and philanthropic labours in Wales were sorely hindered by the dearth of Welsh Bibles.
It is equally true that palaeontological evidence has frequently failed where we most sorely needed it.Advertisement
Maurice, after the death of Oldenbarneveldt, was supreme in the land, but he missed sorely the wise counsels of the old statesman whose tragic end .
Sorely against his will he was brought to Rakka, ordained deacon and priest on two successive days, and raised to the supreme ecclesiastical dignity on the 1st of August.
To Mahmud II., whose whole policy was directed to strengthening the authority of the central power, this fact would have sufficed to make him distrust the pasha and desire his overthrow; and it was sorely against his will that, in 1822, the ill-success of his arms against the insurgent Greeks forced him to summon Mehemet Ali to his aid.
Armies had been sorely tried by the retreat.
The former community was, he says, sorely oppressed by the covetous Cistercians.Advertisement
Owing to the nature of its contents the Talmud stood sorely in need of aids and guides, and a vast amount of labour (of varying value) has been devoted to it by Jewish scholars.
The third crusade, undertaken, sorely against Philips will, in alliance with Richard, only increased the latent hostility between the two kings; and in 1191 Philip abandoned the enterprise in order to return to France and try to plunder his absent rival.