Usage examples for invasion

  1. Their invasion of England commenced by plunder and ended by conquest. – Irish Race in the Past and the Present by Aug. J. Thebaud
  2. But this they will defend against invasion even to the point of death. – The Human Side of Animals by Royal Dixon
  3. Had our Fleet been sufficient for its work, invasion would have remained a threat, and nothing more. – The Great War in England in 1897 by William Le Queux
  4. The memory of 1870 had taught them the meaning of Invasion – The Soul of the War by Philip Gibbs
  5. So of course I want to be an Invasion Chief. – Keep Your Shape by Robert Sheckley
  6. Counting the number at four and twenty, it wears the look of an invasion – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  7. To Maggie who had never, even in London, mingled with crowds it was an incredible invasion – The Captives by Hugh Walpole
  8. But whatever had been her organisation it is doubtful whether any device could have saved her from the force of the English invasion – Irish Nationality by Alice Stopford Green
  9. Freycinet's plan of invasion – The Life of Captain Matthew Flinders by Ernest Scott
  10. At about half- past ten Mr. Dingley came through the conservatory; but he was used to coming in and out of the house so much that his joining me in the garden was no more of an invasion than if he had been one of the family. – The Other Side of the Door by Lucia Chamberlain
  11. The emigrants and the Germans thought the invasion but a military promenade. – The Theory of Social Revolutions by Brooks Adams
  12. But as yet our desire gold, or our purpose of invasion is not known to them of the empire. – The Discovery of Guiana by Sir Walter Raleigh
  13. The invasion of the nomads, and then this flu. – The Year When Stardust Fell by Raymond F. Jones
  14. I don't suppose a foreign invasion would affect them fundamentally. – Non-combatants and Others by Rose Macaulay
  15. For if it had been defended by proper valour, as are Germany, Spain, and France, either this invasion would not have made the great changes it has made or it would not have come at all. – The Prince by Nicolo Machiavelli
  16. The fleet is between us and invasion – A Minstrel In France by Harry Lauder
  17. Even the Prado itself is the victim of commercial invasion – Cuba, Old and New by Albert Gardner Robinson
  18. He had cast the die for war and led the invasion into the enemy's country. – The Free Range by Francis William Sullivan