Sentence Examples with the word Vacillated

Others less resourceful might have vacillated but not me.

In its early history it shared the fortunes of Byzantium, was taken by the satrap Otanes, vacillated long between the Lacedaemonian and the Athenian interests, and was at last bequeathed to the Romans by Attalus III.

He vacillated between disbelief and agony.

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Dean vacillated between the contentment of inactivity and the frustration of trying to change the unchangeable.

The king, more ponderous and irresolute every day, vacillated MeetIng ol between Necker the liberal on one side and Marie Antoinette, whose feminine pride was opposed to any concessions, with the comte dArtois, a mischievous nobody who could neither choose a side nor stick to one, on the other.

Leo vacillated between the powerful candidates for the succession, allowing it to appear at first that he favoured Francis I.

Between the Feuillants and the Jacobins, the independents, incapable of keeping to any fixed programme, vacillated sometimes to the right, sometimes to the left.