How to use Spared in a sentence
Another dead end, but at least he spared the girl.
A story is told that Cromwell spared the town from bombardment owing to the wit of a woman who drank his health at the town-gate.
Comparatively few relics of the early town have been spared by time and the improvements of the modern city.
This so exasperated him that he completely demolished its fortifications, although he seems to have spared the lives of the inhabitants as far as lay in his power.
Besides, in case of the entire roll not being filled with the text, the unused and inferior sheets at the end could be better spared, and so might be cut off.Advertisement
In the later story, according to Dares and Dictys, he was said to have treacherously opened the gates of Troy to the enemy; in return for which, at the general sack of the city, his house, distinguished by a panther's skin at the door, was spared by the victors.
He may more fairly be blamed for not having arranged the extracts in each title of the Digest according to some rational principle; for this would have been easy, and would have spared much trouble to students and practitioners ever since.
In consequence of the prophecy his life was spared, but he was kept close prisoner for two years.
This act led to reprisals, and on the 17th of January 1837 a Boer commando surprised Mosilikatze's encampment at Mosega, inflicting heavy loss on the Matabele without themselves 1 Two small children were spared and brought up as Kaffirs.
In the latter case the only persons spared were young girls and growing lads who could serve as carriers for the army.Advertisement
This they did on the condition that Umtonga's life was spared, and in 1861 Panda signed a deed making over the land to the Boers.
He had, however, been informed that no large bodies of fresh troops could be spared for the Dardanelles theatre of war.
They counsel abstemious habits, but set no time for the coming of Christ, and so are spared the perpetual disappointments that overtake the ordinary adventist.
One of the terms of the capitulation had been that her life should be spared; but in spite of this she was brought to trial for the numerous and cruel executions of which she had been guilty during her short lease of power.
The veining of a cherry petal, for example, the tessellation of a carps scales, the serration of a leafs edgeall these lines remain intact, spared by the cutters tool, while the leaf itself, or the petal, or the scales of the fish, have the threads forming them cut so as to show the velvet nap and to appear in soft, low relief.Advertisement
Its inhabitants were saved from massacre by the devotion of Eustache de St Pierre and six of the chief citizens, who were themselves spared at the prayer of Queen Philippa.
Out of it sprang the rebellion of Megabyzus, who was greatly exasperated because, though he had persuaded Inarus to surrender by promising that his life would be spared, Artaxerxes, yielding to the entreaties of his wife Amytis, who wanted to take revenge on Inarus for the death of her brother Achaemenes, the satrap of Egypt, had surrendered him to her for execution.
At Treves, in 385, he entreated that the lives of the Priscillianist heretics should be spared, and he ever afterwards refused to hold ecclesiastical fellowship with those bishops who had sanctioned their execution.
If, however, the infant was allowed to survive half an hour only, it was spared; but to have the right of keeping it the mother must find a male Areoi willing to adopt it.
His life was spared owing to the supplications of his cousin Boris, but he was deprived of his boyardom, his estates were confiscated and he was banished successively to Kargopol, Mezen and Kologora, where he died on the 21st of April 1714.Advertisement
The Old Testament revisers were therefore spared much of the labour of deciding between different readings, which formed one of the most important duties of the New Testament company.
So he could no more be high priest, and his life was spared only at the intercession of the Parthian Jews, who had a regard for the Asmonean prince.
But he was spared the necessity of coming to blows, for the leaders, finding the government in the hands of the national executive, had peaceably submitted to General Ovando.
At the very beginning of the Rihsdag, in January 1660, it was noticed that the king was ill; but he spared himself as little in the council-chamber as in the battle-field, till death suddenly overtook him on the night of the 13th of February 1660, in his thirty-eighth year.
The steady progress of the heretical movement in spite of all opposition was a cause of deep sorrow to Polycarp, so that in the last years of his life the words were constantly on his lips, "Oh good God, to what times hast thou spared me, that I must suffer such things!"Advertisement
Baltimore was the scene of a bloody riot as the first Northern regiment (6th Mass.) passed through on its way to Washington on the 19th of April, and, until troops could be spared to protect the railway through Maryland, all reinforcements for the national capital had to be brought up to Annapolis by sea.
He admired her intelligence, loved her, and spared her life.
And now they would have spared him; but he was true to his promise,-- as soon as the song was finished, he threw himself headlong into the sea.
You are spared the pain of many sights and sounds, which you are only too happy in escaping.
The latter spared him, and this magnanimity Bonaparte subsequently repaid by death.
He probably points this out to them not so much as a show of opulence, but to demonstrate just how important they are to him that he's spared no expense to wine and dine them.
Manfredi surrendered in April 1501, on the promise that his life should be spared;.
On promising to cease from molesting Phineus, their lives were spared.
The two thousand odd rifles which had been distributed among the Uitlanders were then given up. With regard to the inducements to this step urged upon the reform committee by the high commissioner, it is only necessary to say with reference to the first that the grievances never were considered, and with reference to the second it subsequently appeared that one of the conditions of the surrender of Jameson's force at Doornkop was that the lives of the men should be spared.
Being now at the head of the most numerous and best appointed army the republicans had yet assembled, he gained important advantages over the Spaniards under Morillo, and on the 25th of November 18 20 concluded at Truxillo an armistice of six months, probably in the hope that the Spaniards would come to terms, and that the further effusion of blood might be spared.
In it kings and princes, bishops and popes alike are shown to be in bondage to Folly; and no class of men is spared.
Inl,1616 Briggs again visited Napier and showed him the work he had accomplished, and, he says, he would gladly have paid him a third visit in 1617 had Napier's life been spared.
Even benefit societies were feared and forbidden by the Roman autocrats, and the " dominical suppers " of the Christians were not likely to be spared.
In 1402 Alexander, lord of the Isles, set fire to the town, but spared the cathedral for a consideration, in memory of which mercy the Little Cross (so named to distinguish it from the Muckle or Market Cross, restored in 1888) was erected.
He spared no pains to be accurate, or to widen the basis of his thought.
In 1317 the town was burnt by the Scots under Robert Bruce, although the burgesses paid 3000 marks that it might be spared.
In 1525 More was appointed chancellor of the duchy of Lancaster, and no pains were spared to attach him to the court.
On behalf of the diffusion of Catholicism throughout the world he spared no efforts; and wherever he was able he supported the great restoration.
They all obeyed except Hyperm(n)estra, who spared Lynceus.
They are constructed of granite, and no expense has been spared in equipping them with hydraulic cranes, warehouses, &c.
The girl had spared no effort to ingratiate herself, not only with the empress, but with the grand-duke and the Russian people.
If short, thoroughly-decayed manure can be spared, a good sprinkling spread over the lawn will help it to a finer growth next spring.
With these we have no present concern; it is sufficient to say that Alaric's invasion of Greece lasted two years (395-396), that he ravaged Attica but spared Athens, which at once capitulated to the conqueror, that he penetrated into.
Peter"; at least one case in which a beautiful Roman matron appealed, not in vain, to the better feelings of the Gothic soldier who attempted her dishonour; but even these exceptional instances show that Rome was not entirely spared those scenes of horror which usually accompany the storming of a besieged city.
At the dissolution of monasteries in 1866 Monte Cassino was spared, owing mainly to a remonstrance by English well-wishers of United Italy.
Amongst the grasses which may be spared, Aira caespitosa, Briza media and Cynosurus cristatus are generally much reduced by irrigation.
Alternately victorious and defeated, spared by the Syracusans on whose mercy he cast himself as a suppliant (451), sent to be safe at Corinth, he came back to Sicily only to form greater plans than before.
Mehemet Ali, who had been granted the honorary rank of grand vizier in 1842, paid a visit to Stamboul in 1846, where he became reconciled to his old enemy Khosrev Pasha, whom he had not seen since he spared his life at Cairo in 1803.
Thanks to the intervention of the British government, their lives were spared.
His offer was accepted; but the only force which could be spared to him was 200 Europeans and 300 native troops to attack a fort garrisoned by 1100 men.
Carlyle had spared no pains in research.
Aurelian seized the wealth of the city but spared the inhabitants; to Zenobia he granted life; while her officers and advisers, among whom was the celebrated scholar Longinus, were put to death.
In 1669 an eruption of Etna partly filled up the harbour, but spared the town, which was, however, almost entirely destroyed by the earthquake of 1693.
He was constant in his attendance in parliament, and spared no pains in pressing on measures of practical utility.
Bribery of the English ministers was not spared, and in September the invaders recrossed to England.
But even the Ghoride conqueror spared the tomb of Mahmud.
No pains were spared to give effect to this plan.
This country has spared neither pains nor money in carrying out penal processes, and the Belgian prisons are examples of the cellular system prolonged to the utmost limits of human endurance.
The puzzled Moslem doctors explain this fact on the ground that the Hashimites were regarded as too noble to hold ordinary administrative offices, and that they could not be spared at Medina, where their counsel was required in all important affairs.
The caliph spared his life for a time, but he did not forget.
At the peace in 1815, however, only four were spared, namely, Frankfort, Bremen, Hamburg and Lubeck, these being practically the only ones still in a sufficiently flourishing and economically independent position to warrant such preferential treatment.
The most elaborate arrangements were made for the accommodation of the two monarchs and their large retinues; and on Henry's part especially no efforts were spared to make a great impression in Europe by this meeting.
Of the two, the twenty-third could more easily be spared.
His life was spared, and he was sent by Octavian to Spain as governor.
For is reason all that time had spared of the Avesta was translated to Middle Persian or PARLAVI (q.v.) under the Sassanians.
At least it made their traditional religion possible for those many French Catholics who clung passionately to the benefits the Revolution had brought them; and had it prevailed, it might have spared France and the world that fatal gulf between Liberalism and Catholicism which Pius IX.'s Syllabus of 1864 sought to make impassable.
On receiving a promise that his life would be spared, the last of the house of Timur surrendered to Major Hodson; he was afterwards banished to Rangoon.
Baladhuri is said to have spared no trouble in collecting traditions, and to have visited various parts of north Syria and Mesopotamia for this purpose.
When this hope had died away, they surrendered to the Nana on his solemn promise that all their lives should be spared and that they should have a safe conduct to Allahabad.
Ludovico was taken prisoner and carried to France; the city, which had been strictly spared on the first entry of Louis XII., was entered and sacked; and the model of Leonardo's great statue made a butt (as eye witnesses tell) for Gascon archers.
Later on, as he approached his second youth (he was spared a second childhood), he tended to a more pagan view.
Philip, having been driven on the English coast when going to take possession of his Spanish kingdom, was entertained at Windsor by Henry VII., to whom he promised to deliver up the fugitive on condition that his life should be spared.
His father had spared their lay chiefs, and contented himself with burning preachers or tradesmen.
As a rule the towns suffered little or nothingthey submitted to the king of the moment, and were always spared by the victors.
He was captured, but the king again spared his life, though he was placed for the future in a dungeon where he could see neither moon nor sun.
But in the Protestant districts neither age nor sex was spared; even the dead were dug up and burnt.
If the two men could have worked together, England might have been spared many misfortunes.
Thus was England spared the crisis of a bloody revolution, and proof given to the world that her ancient constitution was sufficiently elastic to expand with the needs of the times.
If money could be spared, moreover, for the remission of taxation, the paper duties were much less oppressive than those on some other articles.
But at any rate Burke's own office was not spared.
When the Reformers attacked the abbey church in March 1560, they spared the nave, which served as the parish church till the 19th century, and now forms the vestibule of the New church.
Lord Beaconsfield has been praised for his integrity in money matters; the praise could have been spared - it does not rise high enough.
Among them are the sagas of Thorgils and Haflidi (I118-1121), the feud and peacemaking of two great chiefs, contemporaries of Ari; of Sturla (1150-1183), the founder of the great Sturlung family, down to the settlement of his great lawsuit by Jon Loptsson, who thereupon took his son Snorri the historian to fosterage, - a humorous story but with traces of the decadence about it, and glimpses of the evil days that were to come; of the Onundar-brennusaga (1185-1200), a tale of feud and fire-raising in the north of the island, the hero of which, Gudmund Dyri, goes at last into a cloister; of Hrafn Sveinbiornsson (1190-1213), the noblest Icelander of his day, warrior, leech, seaman, craftsman, poet and chief, whose life at home, travels and pilgrimages abroad (Hrafn was one of the first to visit Becket's shrine), and death at the hands of a foe whom he had twice spared, are recounted by a loving friend in pious memory of his virtues, c. 1220; of Aron Hiorleifsson (1200-1255), a man whose strength, courage and adventures befit rather a henchman of Olaf Tryggvason than one of King Haakon's thanes (the beginning of the feuds that rise round Bishop Gudmund are told here), of the Svinefell-men (1248-1252), a pitiful story of a family feud in the far east of Iceland.
These were at once accepted; he was requested to sit on the Naval Retiring Board - a board then specially constituted for clearing the navy of unfit or disloyal officers - and a few months later was appointed to the command of the "Western Gulf Blockading Squadron," with the rank of flag-officer, and ordered to proceed forthwith, in the "Hartford," to the Gulf of Mexico, to collect such vessels as could be spared from the blockade, to proceed up the Mississippi, to reduce the defences which guarded the approaches to New Orleans, and to take and hold the city.
Sir William Drury in Munster hanged four hundred persons in one year, Sir Nicholas Malby in reducing the Connaught Burkes spared neither young nor old, and burned all corn and houses.
The dynamiters were for the most part Irish-Americans, who for obvious reasons generally spared Ireland, but one land-agent's house in Kerry was shaken to its foundations in November 1884.
On the other hand she spared no pains to recover lost Danish territory.
On several occasions Lancaster was suspected of intriguing with the Scots, and it is significant that his lands were spared when Robert Bruce ravaged the north of England.
For thirty-four years of increasing warfare this active the Fat and energetic king, this brave and persevering soldier, (1108 never spared himself, energetically policing the royal 1137).
Alphonso, who during his exile owed some good services to the Mahommedan king of Toledo, spared that city while his friend lived.
But once he married a clever princess called Shahrazad, who spent the marriage night in telling a story which in the morning reached a point so interesting that the king spared her, and asked next night for the sequel.
Those humans who are willing to serve the immortals will be spared, and those who aren't, won't.
As the man who raised her while her father ruled Tiyan, he alone was spared the poisonous wrath of the demon.
The armies of vampires spared no one.
His queen took pity on them, and asked if the brave burghers could also be spared if the town surrendered.
Thus the heavy cannonade which the Light Division had been under was at a most important moment arrested and thus spared the Guards.
The bishop might have spared his visit, but since he offered that civility, they could not keep him at the gate.
The auction lasted for three days and nothing was spared from the auctioneer's gavel.
Where history has the impertinence to locate a fine piece in the provinces, no expense may be spared getting it to London.
But at least I'll be spared the indignity of having to wake up at 6.30am on a Sunday morning.
Despite these serious inroads into the family's finances Lord Bath has not spared himself to improve the existing Longleat holding.
Under-age sex youth spared jail A teenager who had sex with an 11-year-old girl has been put on probation for three years.
Only a handful of public services will be spared.
Doctor, long may you be spared, to have fun and enjoyment and to annoy your little stoats to the maximum!
His mother, at least, was spared the pain of reading the official war office telegram.
Meantime, no exertion must be spared, and no means left untried, to make our position known.
As if to emphasize the spirit and purpose of the rebellion, one and only one of the Roman soldiers was spared, because he promised to become a Jew even to the extent of circumcision.
Marius, having assured them that their lives would be spared, removed them to the Curia Hostilia, intending to proceed against them according to law.
Russell himself, in petitions to Charles and James, offered to live abroad if his life were spared, and never again to meddle in the affairs of England.
The centre of Florence, which was becoming a danger from a hygienic point of view, was pulled down in 1880-1890, but, unfortunately, sufficient care was not taken to avoid destroying certain buildings of historic and artistic value which might have been spared without impairing the work of sanitation, while the new structures erected in their place, especially those in the Piaza Vittorio Emanuele, are almost uniformly ugly and quite out of keeping with Florentine architecture.
Neither class cared to bestow jewels upon their persons, but neither spared thought or expense in the embellishment of the object they most loved.
During the next four weeks no effort was spared to shake the determination of Huss; but he steadfastly refused to swerve from the path which conscience had once made clear.
He spared no pains to acquire true style, frequently rewriting his chapters, and sometimes testing passages of philosophy and description in eight different forms. Yet to a certain extent he lacked the representative power and often failed to conceal his art, many pages ringing with artificial tones.
On the 14th of January 1649 he had forwarded to the council a signed carte blanche, granting any conditions provided his father's life were spared.
Could they have spared many of the slaughtered animals by acting earlier?
Only several saves from keeper Nick Hart, and two goalline clearances, spared the home side's blushes.
It has been suggested that, if he had spared some expense he might have built houses which his workers could afford.
Doctor, long may you be spared, to have fun and enjoyment and to annoy your little stoats to the maximum !
Springfield House, spared on the creation of Springfield park, is a five-bayed stuccoed villa with a Tuscan porch.
I pray for their precious unborn babies to be spared.
No expense was spared in the construction of Hornibrook Mansion.
Some towns just require a permit or two in order to be married at the ocean, and you will be spared the shocking fees charged by other wedding ceremony and reception sites that other couples choose.
While she's spared from YouTube, however, the video is still widely available online.
The mild climate with its balmy winters ensures that parks can stay open throughout the year, yet Orlando is far enough away from the coast to be spared the brunt of severe storms, including hurricanes.
That way, your hair is spared for a more radical style another day.
Provitamin A is largely spared from ill effects, although it's the beta-carotene found in carrots that is responsible for the peculiar orange-tinted look people who jump on fad diets heavy on carrots get.
Women spent months determining what sort of gown they would wear and no expense was spared in having the outfit and matching mask made.
You'll never be spared a single detail, and many fans adore the extensiveness of this site's information.
Low carbs means that protein is not spared.
No expense was spared with any of the over-the-top nuptials featured on the show, which only lasted for one season but helped launch a string of copycat reality shows featuring glamorous - and incredibly expensive - weddings.
Connolly's expertise is in lavish, large weddings where no expense or luxury is spared.
There are a few new faces around Hogwarts this year and casting was spared no expense to bring the very best to the screen.
Rather, he'd done the decent thing and spared her further heartache.
I thought you'd be happy I spared him instead of burying him with the others.
No part of him wanted to see her spared a demon's mercy.
Feeling like 20 kinds of pervert for doing it, he hoped to at least be spared undressing her further.
To the last he believed that the attacking force would at least have spared his house, which contained official records of priceless value, but he was doomed to see his faith falsified.
When the stress came, and he retreated to the British legation, he took an active part in the defence, and spared neither risk nor toil in his exertions.
Minos, instead of sacrificing' it, spared its life, and Poseidon, as a punishment, inspired Pasiphae with an unnatural passion for it.
The Spaniards laid siege to Leiden, and though stricken down by a fever at Delft the prince spared no exertion to save the town.
Although Pompey had spared the temple treasure, he was the embodiment of the power of Rome, which was not always so considerately exercised.
He spared neither men, money, nor himself in attempting to carry out his gigantic scheme for the colonization of the south Russian steppes; but he never calculated the cost, and more than three-quarters of the design had to be abandoned when but half finished.
The golden treasure of the Mycenae graves, these critics urge, is not more splendid than would have been found at Cnossus had royal burials been spared by plunderers, or been happened upon intact by modern explorers.
In 1859 he was made lord chancellor of Great Britain, probably on the understanding that Bethell should succeed as soon as he could be spared from the House of Commons.
Among his prisoners was Therese, the divorced wife of the comte de Fontenay, and daughter of the Spanish banker, Francois Cabarrus, one of the most fascinating women of her time, and Tallien not only spared her life but fell in love with her.
It is said that at least Bernardo del Nero would have been spared had Savonarola raised his voice, but, although refraining from any active part against the prisoners, the prior would not ask mercy for them.
Its proprietor, Maruyama Ryuhei, spared no expense to obtain news from all qerarters of tli world, and for the first time the Japanese public learned what stores of information may be found in the columns of a really enterprising journal.
When in 1867 he attempted to head a rising, he was captured and condemned to death, but spared on the ground that he was in his dotage.
While my townsmen and women are devoted in so many ways to the good of their fellows, I trust that one at least may be spared to other and less humane pursuits.
This is a remarkable depth for so small an area; yet not an inch of it can be spared by the imagination.
The following are the films and people who were nominated but spared being named the worst in their craft.
He.d been spared for what he knew of the Immortals, and Darkyn had taken a personal liking to him.
I spared no one, but their fates were as painful as I was able to make them.
When the servile Athenians, feigning to share the emperor's displeasure with the sophist, pulled down a statue which they had erected to him, Favorinus remarked that if only Socrates also had had a statue at Athens, he might have been spared the hemlock.
This Austrian reformation was so typical of other changes elsewhere, and so expressive of the previous disabilities of the Jews, that, even in this rapid summary, space must be spared for some of the details supplied by Graetz.
Caustic soda is now obtained direct from the soda manufacturer, and one operation, causticizing the soda, is thus spared the soap-boiler.
Well, at least she was spared the embarrassment of telling him she still hadn't figured out what God was trying to tell her.
What makes you think my car would have been spared if I hadn't been here?
The bullets having spared you, do you want to try typhus?