Sentence Examples with the word beguile

They frequently beguile their toil with carols.

He was permitted to play his favourite game to beguile the tedium of his captivity.

They live in the house of Indra and with their wives, the Apsaras, beguile the time by singing, acting and dancing.

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The pasha, and through him the sultan, endeavoured on several occasions either to ensnare them or to beguile them into submission; but these efforts failing, Mahommed Khosrev took the field, and a Turkish detachment 7000 strong was despatched against them to Damanhur, whither they had descended from Upper Egypt, and was defeated by a small force under al-Alfi; or, as Mengin says, by 800 men commanded by al-BardIsI, when.