Sentence Examples with the word COVERT

The Saggiatore was printed at Rome in October 1623 by the Academy of the Lincei, of which Galileo was a member, with a dedication to the new pope, Urban VIII., and notwithstanding some passages containing a covert defence of Copernican opinions, was received with acclamation by ecclesiastical, no less than by scientific authorities.

In the subsequent years Mantineia still found opportunity to give the Athenians covert help, and during the Corinthian War (394387) scarcely disguised its sympathy with the anti-Spartan league.

This singular romance is diversified by, or, to speak more properly, it is the vehicle of the most bewildering abundance of digression, burlesque amplification, covert satire on things political, social and religious, miscellaneous erudition of the literary and scientific kind.

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Take the covert at once, for my Girchik says the Ilagins are at Korniki with their hounds.

The oasis of the Otradnoe covert came in sight a few hundred yards off, the huntsmen were already nearing it.

They generally associate in herds, and spend most of the day in covert on the banks, feeding in the evening and morning.

Putting aside the innocuous title, the United States was now fully in the business of covert political operations.

Their infamy is painted in lurid colours by contemporary writers of the 1st century B.C., and by a strange irony the work, or, rather, fragments of the work of one of these assailants of the later Maccabees, has achieved immortality by finding a covert in the chief manifesto that was issued on behalf of one of the earlier members of that dynasty.

In the western tracts, dense patches of jungle furnish covert to tigers, leopards, bears and monkeys.