Sentence Examples with the word badly

A detachment of the Confederate cavalry under General John Morgan invaded the state in 1863, but was badly defeated in the battle of Buffington's Island (July 18th).

Preparations for defence were made; a Neapolitan army was to advance through the Romagna and attack Milan, while the fleet was to seize Genoa; but both expeditions were badly conducted and failed, and on the 8th of September Charles crossed the Alps and joined Lodovico it Moro at Milan.

It is discursive and badly arranged, but it is marked by a power of style, a vigour of narrative, and a skill in delineation of character which give life to the most unattractive period of German history; notwithstanding the extreme spirit of partisanship and some faults of taste, it will remain a remarkable monument of literary ability.

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The plan of the Deipnosophistae is exceedingly cumbrous, and is badly carried out.

The authority of Egypt was represented by scattered garrisons of armed men, badly officered, undisciplined and largely demoralized.

I don't think badly of anyone: I love and pity everybody.

And I have done that though badly and to a small extent; but I have done something toward it and you cannot persuade me that it was not a good action, and more than that, you can't make me believe that you do not think so yourself.

Zeb, being a boy, did not faint, but he was badly frightened, and clung to the buggy seat with a tight grip, expecting every moment would be his last.

No matter how badly Kris had hurt him, it hadn.t been for a selfish cause like Sasha.s.

Sir John Alleyne and two men, all badly wounded, clinging to a skiff.