Sentence Examples with the word The Closer

They waited; but the closer contact of a prolonged stay only brought into fuller play the essential antipathy of the Greek and the Latin.

The air hummed the closer they got.

The jubilee showed conclusively that, whatever politicians might say, the ties of blood and kinship, which united the two peoples, were too close to be severed by either for some trifling cause; that the wisest heads in both nations were aware of the advantages which must arise from the closer union of the Anglo-Saxon races; and that the true interests of both countries lay in their mutual friendship. A war in which the United States was subsequently engaged with Spain cemented this feeling.

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And the closer he looked the more tranquil and happy he became.

Of those fine cavaliers, the young Dons, Pedro and Sebastian, were on the closer terms with me; and hence the interluding questions they occasionally put, and which are duly answered at the time.

They show again the closer approximation and better understanding with the Mahom.medans, which marks this Crusade.

These decisions were the result of an agreement to bring before the parliaments of the various colonies a resolution advocating the closer union of the South African states and the appointment of delegates to a national convention to frame a draft constitution.

The road the French would take was unknown, and so the closer our troops trod on their heels the greater distance they had to cover.

The still air became more charged the closer they got to the center of the storm, the sky darker.

Of the two, 1 The closer connexion of these frescoes with contemporary history was first elucidated by Pastor, in his Geschichte der Pdpste, vol.