Sentence Examples with the word forced

Instead of a third drink, a flash of cold fire was forced through the fangs into her body.

In 1816 the Spanish general Laserna, having been appointed commander-inchief of Upper Peru, made an attempt to invade the Argentine provinces, intending to march on Buenos Aires, but he was completely foiled in this by the activity of the irregular gaucho troops of Salta and Jujuy, and was forced to retire.

Still breathless, Katie forced herself onward along the stream's rocky bank.

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In Holland the expiration of the Twelve Years' Truce in 1621 forced the Dutch Protestants once more to gird on the sword.

She took his face in her hands the way she had Damian the night he wanted to destroy the world and forced him to meet her gaze.

Having been taken prisoner and allowed his beard to grow, he seemed to have thrown off all that had been forced upon him--everything military and alien to himself--and had returned to his former peasant habits.

They returned to glens desolate of men, deserted, first, by the voluntary emigrations of the clans, and later by forced emigrations in the interests of sheep farms and deer forests.

The light beyond the solid French doors made her flinch, but she forced herself to cross the doorway.

On the death of Isabel of Vermandois, wife of Count Philip of Flanders, in 1182, Philip claimed Vermandois and seized Chaune and St Quentin, and forced his father-in-law, Baldwin of Hainaut, to support him by threatening to divorce Queen Isabel.

They weighed especially heavily on the so-called Ugedasmaend, who were forced to work two or three days a week in the demesne lands.