Sentence Examples with the word invincible

Depretis tardily recognized the need for such agreement, if only to remove the coldness and invincible diffidence which, Afflan.

This proved to be the last pitched battle of the war, the Danes never again venturing to attack their once more invincible enemy in the open field.

Such a minister thou holdest in thy invincible hands - the two-edged, fiery, everliving thunderbolt, under whose stroke all nature shudders.

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This project, which lacked neither ability nor audacity, foundered upon Louis XV.'s invincible jealousy of the growth of Russian influence in eastern Europe and his fear of offending the Porte.

Nor was his failure due to lack of activity or energy, but rather to the insuperable obstacles in his path - the physical configuration of Italy, and, above all, the invincible repugnance of the Italian municipalities to submit to the mastery of a religious power.

But Philip's whole thoughts and energies were already directed to the preparation of an Invincible Armada for the conquest of England, and Parma was ordered to collect an enormous flotilla of transports and to keep his army concentrated and trained for the projected invasion of the island realm of Queen Elizabeth.

His attitude towards slavery has been much discussed, but it does not seem to have been different from that of many other planters of that day: he did not think highly of the system, but had no invincible repugnance to it, and saw no way of getting rid of it.

He is constantly admitting that on such and such an occasion he was terribly afraid; he confesses without the least shame that, when one of his followers suggested defiance of the Saracens and voluntary death, he (Joinville) paid not the least attention to him; nor does he attempt to gloss in any way his refusal to accompany St Louis on his unlucky second crusade, or his invincible conviction that it was better to be in mortal sin than to have the leprosy, or his decided preference for wine as little watered as might be, or any other weakness.

The divine answer declares that God raises up the Chaldaeans, whose formidable resources are invincible (i.

In 1637 the stadholder was able to add to his fame as an invincible besieger of cities.