Win-back Sentence Examples
But Bonaparte abolished that trade during the Hundred Days, though he also failed to win back the people of San Domingo, or, as it was now called by its original name, Haiti, to obedience.
Could she win back what she had thrown away?
After a year of zealous work as preacher and director he was sent by the bishop, Claude de Granier, to try and win back the province of Chablais, which had embraced Calvinism when usurped by Bern in 1535, and had retained it even after its restitution to Savoy in 1564.
Young, ardent and active, he strove with all his might to win back for England something of the position which it had acquired under Edward I.
This was of the less importance, as the Church immediately made preparations to win back the lost territory.Advertisement
But the papacy that sought to win back its old position was itself no longer the same as of old.
Eighteenth-century Italy looked on religion with apathetic indifference, and Liguori convinced himself that only the gentlest and most lenient treatment could win back the alienated laity; hence he was always willing to excuse errors on the side of laxity as due to an excess of zeal in winning over penitents.
He helped the Parians in their settlements of Issa and Pharos; he took into his pay Illyrian warriors with Greek arms, and helped the Molossian Alcetas to win back part of his kingdom.
The ravages of the Sicilian Saracens in the Greek islands were more frightful than ever, and George Maniaces, the first captain of his time, was sent to win back the lost land.
But papal interests were on the side of Charles; and he went forth with the blessing of the church to win back his lost kingdom.Advertisement
After 1870 Welsh ecclesiastical appointments were made in a more truly national spirit, and this official acknowledgment of the peculiar duties and claims of the Church in Wales largely helped to win back no small amount of the strength and popularity that had been lost during Georgian times.
The sword of the Goth was to win back the last lands for Rome.
Then Henry III., driven from Paris by the League on account of his murder of the duke of Guise at Blois (1588), sought the aid of the king of Navarre to win back his capital, recognizing him as his heir.
Off a had to win back by long wars what his kinsman had lost; he became so powerful that we find the pope calling him Rex Anglorum, as if he were the only king in the island.
The time of comparative quiet that followed was utilized by the king in an attempt to win back some of his lost authority.Advertisement
But while France was engaged in the Holy War against the pope, Venice, the emperor, and Ferdinand of Spain, Henry renewed the old claims of the Plantagenets, and hoped, if not to win back the position of Edward III., at least to recover the duchy of Aquitaine, or some parts of it.
Charles and Buck ingham did their best to win back popularity by strenuous exertion.
The controversy had its origin in the efforts of the emperor Heraclius to win back for the church and the empire the excommunicated and persecuted Monophysites or Eutychians of Egypt and Syria.
It was also necessary to win back from Spain the territory which the Frondeurs had delivered up to her.
In order to win back public opinion, tired of internecine quarrels and sickened by the scandalous Aggressive immorality of the generals and of those in power, policy and to remove from Paris an army which after having of the given them a fresh lease of life was now a menace to Directory.Advertisement
Malatesta made more than one attempt to win back his city, but always in vain, for his subjects preferred the papal rule, and in 1528 Pope Clement VII.
Sir John Major has an Op-Ed in the Telegraph on what the Conservatives need to do to win back power.
Sadoleto had a remarkable talent for affairs and approved himself a faithful servant of the papacy in many difficult negotiations under successive popes, especially as a peacemaker; but he was no bigoted advocate of papal authority, and the great aim of his life was to win back the Protestants by peaceful persuasion - he would never countenance persecution - and by putting Catholic doctrine in a conciliatory form.
When faced with a loss, they increase their bets in an attempt to win back their money.
As a result, Taylor worked out extremely hard and gained an estimated 30 pounds of pure muscle to win back his role.Advertisement
It's a hysterical series about how he tries to win back Ali, the Bachelorette.