Usage examples for conquest

  1. Never mind, war and conquest are to come. – A People's Man by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  2. History has not taken into account what passed between these three men, but subsequent events proved that it signified disaster to one who dreamed of conquest and of power. – The Puppet Crown by Harold MacGrath
  3. Our action may still be positive and offensive, but the object can be nothing more than " the conquest of part of the enemy's country." – Some Principles of Maritime Strategy by Julian Stafford Corbett
  4. Where now was the peace and conquest on which she had congratulated herself during the last few months? – A Question of Marriage by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
  5. She held an arm out to Elena who was pleased with her conquest of the bathroom. – O+F by John Moncure Wetterau
  6. The moment of surrender is also the moment of conquest. – My Daily Meditation for the Circling Year by John Henry Jowett
  7. It made conquest possible. – Folklore as an Historical Science by George Laurence Gomme
  8. This was the sacred city of the natives of the coast before their conquest by the Incas. – The Treasure of the Incas by G. A. Henty
  9. One of his sons, Olgerd, succeeded in getting possession of the whole, and then started upon a career of conquest. – The Story of Russia by R. Van Bergen
  10. Although I must confess that the conquest was too easy to be exciting. – Plays: The Father; Countess Julie; The Outlaw; The Stronger by August Strindberg
  11. Upon one great constitutional principle, both Federalists and Republicans were disposed to agree: that the United States had the power to acquire foreign territory, either by treaty or conquest. – Union and Democracy by Allen Johnson
  12. The idea of progress can defeat itself no more surely than by getting itself so believed that men expect automatic social advance apart from the conquest of personal and social sin. – Christianity and Progress by Harry Emerson Fosdick
  13. Its fall meant the fall of the kingdom, the conquest of France. – A Short History of France by Mary Platt Parmele
  14. He goes into this conquest for power- for wealth- because soon he expects to rule all our world and band it together into a nation. – The White Invaders by Raymond King Cummings
  15. Furthermore, the Khanat of Khiva, the state nearest the imperial frontiers, is but a very small part of Turkistan; nor would its occupation help in more than a very limited degree towards the conquest of Bokhara, and a fortiori towards that of Affghanistan. – Travels in the Steppes of the Caspian Sea, the Crimea, the Caucasus, &c. by Xavier Hommaire de Hell
  16. Naturally, all the work of conquest had to be done over again. – Stories of the Prophets (Before the Exile) by Isaac Landman
  17. There is scarcely any truth in this theory of hate for hate and conquest by fear. – Careers of Danger and Daring by Cleveland Moffett
  18. Had the latter work not been written, it is likely that the Conquest of Peru would be now accepted as the most popular of Prescott's works. – William Hickling Prescott by Harry Thurston Peck
  19. Parents should be more concerned than they usually are over the conquest of the heart of youth. – Parent and Child Vol. III., Child Study and Training by Mosiah Hall
  20. Nay, touch her not, she's mine by Conquest, Sir. – The Works of Aphra Behn, Vol. I (of 6) by Aphra Behn