sanguinary

All Adjective
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  • If he had not been there the war would have been ended on that sanguinary summer day. Cited from The Sword of Antietam, by Joseph A. Altsheler
  • But the stage- picture is less sanguinary than it looked in the beginning. Cited from A Book Of Operas, by Henry Edward Krehbiel
  • And with these words he led the sanguinary sea-king away. Cited from A Friend of Caesar, by William Stearns Davis
  • Never, perhaps, in any public press had so sanguinary an appeal been issued. Cited from The Net: A Novel, by Rex Beach
  • Since then other sanguinary battles have taken place on the ground which has become historic. Cited from With The Immortal Seventh Division, by E. J. Kennedy
  • We have no choice between giving way and a sanguinary war. Cited from The Prose Works of William Wordsworth, by William Wordsworth
  • The last act of our drama is recorded, the last sanguinary scene. Cited from The Lone Ranche, by Captain Mayne Reid
  • By your question you must take me for the same -- a sanguinary savage. Cited from The Lone Ranche, by Captain Mayne Reid
  • The victory is certain, and the battle is not going to be an especially sanguinary one. Cited from The New Freedom, by Woodrow Wilson
  • They planned and carried out the sanguinary attacks on the palace in the summer of the next year. Cited from The Life of Marie Antoinette, Queen of France, by Charles Duke Yonge
  • Many sanguinary battles took place, and great numbers of warriors fell on both sides. Cited from The Iroquois Book of Rites, by Horatio Hale
  • The battle was the most sanguinary fought during the war, considering the numbers engaged. Cited from The Tiger of Mysore, by G. A. Henty
  • Nothing was seen or heard here of the sanguinary piece being enacted at the front. Cited from Men in War, by Andreas Latzko
  • The battle was, in proportion to its numbers, the most sanguinary of modern times. Cited from History of Modern Europe 1792-1878, by C. A. Fyffe
  • We will record one of its sanguinary scenes, as illustrative of many others. Cited from Peter Stuyvesant, the Last Dutch Governor of New Amsterdam, by Abbott
  • Man's chief efforts in times of peace are devoted to making that process less violent and sanguinary. Cited from Damn! by Henry Louis Mencken
  • Perhaps it was wiser to remain content upon the field with their sanguinary success. Cited from The Shades of the Wilderness, by Joseph A. Altsheler
  • Infantry attacks in this area followed with great fury, and sanguinary fighting continued all day. Cited from America's War for Humanity, by Thomas Herbert Russell
  • Nearly the whole French army was engaged in that battle-one of the most sanguinary ever fought in Europe. Cited from Memoirs of Napoleon, V9, by Bourrienne
  • There is little doubt that there will be a general and sanguinary war among the Indians in the spring. Cited from A Ramble of Six Thousand Miles through the United States, by Ferrall
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