Usage examples for invasion

  1. 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
  2. To Maggie who had never, even in London, mingled with crowds it was an incredible invasion. – The Captives by Hugh Walpole
  3. 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
  4. The fleet is between us and invasion. – A Minstrel In France by Harry Lauder
  5. I don't suppose a foreign invasion would affect them fundamentally. – Non-combatants and Others by Rose Macaulay
  6. Even the Prado itself is the victim of commercial invasion. – Cuba, Old and New by Albert Gardner Robinson
  7. The emigrants and the Germans thought the invasion but a military promenade. – The Theory of Social Revolutions by Brooks Adams
  8. But this they will defend against invasion even to the point of death. – The Human Side of Animals by Royal Dixon
  9. He had cast the die for war and led the invasion into the enemy's country. – The Free Range by Francis William Sullivan
  10. 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
  11. The invasion of the nomads, and then this flu. – The Year When Stardust Fell by Raymond F. Jones
  12. The memory of 1870 had taught them the meaning of Invasion. – The Soul of the War by Philip Gibbs
  13. 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
  14. So of course I want to be an Invasion Chief. – Keep Your Shape by Robert Sheckley
  15. 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
  16. Their invasion of England commenced by plunder and ended by conquest. – Irish Race in the Past and the Present by Aug. J. Thebaud
  17. Freycinet's plan of invasion. – The Life of Captain Matthew Flinders by Ernest Scott
  18. 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