Sentence Examples with the word indiscretion

To check his indiscretion the council, in November 1429, had the king crowned, and so put an end to Humphrey's protectorate.

The glories of an AngloItalian alliance, an indiscretion which drew upon him a scarcelyveiled dmenti from London.

His indiscretion was repeatedly responsible for the king of Prussia's discoveries of the plans laid against him.

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I'll forgive your indiscretion with the Guardian, my dear.

In 1779, however, he committed an indiscretion that brought him into trouble.

In this duel the victory of Austria was soon declared, The Prussian government believed that the effective government of Germany could only be secured by a separate understanding between the two great powers; and the indiscretion of the Prussian plenipotentiary revealed to the diet a plan for what meant practically the division of Germany into Prussian and Austrian spheres of influence.

Unfortunately his indiscretion equalled his eloquence: one speech (1861) sent him to America to avoid a duel with the duke d'Aumale; another (1865), in which he justly but intemperately protested against the Mexican expedition, cost him all his official dignities.

Howie and Quinn remained the oil and water of our association although there was no mention of Martha's teenage indiscretion that had caused so much early turmoil.