Usage examples for alliance

  1. After the alliance between the three princes was completed the first blow was struck for independence, and on November 12 or 13, 1594, all Turks who were found in Bucarest or Jassy were slaughtered without mercy. – Roumania Past and Present by James Samuelson
  2. Delia, who looked a good deal scared, offered to accompany her; on which Mr. Dosson made the first remark of a practical character in which he had indulged in relation to his daughter's alliance. – The Reverberator by Henry James
  3. And I then shall most certainly have a chance of marrying a fortune, better than this alliance, which will be poor in happiness if rich in goods." – A Second Home by Honore de Balzac
  4. On the Emperor's arrival in Dantzic the first thing of which he spoke to me was the alliance he had just then concluded with Prussia and Austria. – The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton
  5. Two- thirds of the continental debt has been paid since the war, and we are in alliance with some of the most respectable powers of Europe. – Essays on the Constitution of the United States by Paul Leicester Ford
  6. Unless therefore Greece could be detached from his alliance, the war could not be decided by a single battle. – Plutarch's Lives, Volume II by Aubrey Stewart & George Long
  7. In some places there were two associations, an employers' and a Citizens' Alliance. – A History of Trade Unionism in the United States by Selig Perlman
  8. The alliance between them marks, in fact, a most conspicuous characteristic of the time. – English Literature and Society in the Eighteenth Century by Leslie Stephen
  9. But, even in royal families, a more unfortunate alliance had never taken place. – The Constitutional History of England From 1760 to 1860 by Charles Duke Yonge
  10. These will return home, no doubt, deeply impressed with the sacred principles of our Holy Alliance of restrictionists. – Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson
  11. It is rarely performed, because its broad, massive, and noble effects are beyond the capacity of most singers, and belong to the domain of pure music, demanding but little alliance with the artistic clap- trap of startling scenery and histrionic extravagance. – The Great German Composers by George T. Ferris
  12. In the mean time nothing could be further from the thoughts of Euthymia than the prospect of an ambitious worldly alliance. – A Mortal Antipathy by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
  13. He had been made an enemy by the Athenians entering into alliance with his brother Philip and Derdas, who were in league against him. – The History of the Peloponnesian War by Thucydides
  14. If impartially analyzed, it will be found the most important victory during the war of Independence and in closer alliance with that of Trenton than the final triumph over Cornwallis. – Sages and Heroes of the American Revolution by L. Carroll Judson
  15. He had learned to prefer an alliance with Holland to slavery under Spain. – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley
  16. It would be wrong to say that this alliance evoked wild enthusiasm in the country. – Royal Highness by Thomas Mann
  17. Mr. Southwode would never take advantage of the power this fact gave him, to draw Rotha into an alliance which her free mind would not have chosen. – A Letter of Credit by Susan Warner
  18. Words, music, and dance are no longer bound together in such close alliance. – Wagner's Tristan und Isolde by George Ainslie Hight
  19. We will be the gainers by such an alliance. – The Prince of Graustark by George Barr McCutcheon
  20. It seemed best that from Pauline she should hear of Frank's improvement; of his captain's convalescence; and that the bonds of sympathy that drew them in such close alliance should there be riveted without my customary interference; but neither lady was forgetful of us, and turning to me, Mrs. Amory, in that soft, sweet voice men love to hear,- all the more winning for its Southern accent,- asked,- " And is not this Mr. Brandon, my boy's friend?" – Kitty's Conquest by Charles King