| Sentences of intervention|
n. interference; interfering in some course of events
The Council decided to allow these nations to view the documents that could dictate the course of military intervention against Iraq.
Sentence in Classic:
The historians, in accord with the old habit of acknowledging divine intervention in human affairs, want to see the cause of events in the expression of the will of someone endowed with power, but that supposition is not confirmed either by reason or by experience.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Ethan was aware that, in regard to the important question of surgical intervention, the female opinion of the neighbourhood was divided, some glorying in the prestige conferred by operations while others shunned them as indelicate.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton Context
For a moment her imagination flamed at the thought of being made a widow by the kindly intervention of the Yankee government.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
Marius decided that in a few seconds more the moment for intervention would arrive, and he raised his right hand towards the ceiling, in the direction of the corridor, in readiness to discharge his pistol.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo Context
And she told herself that an intervention of the angels, a celestial chance, had given him back to her.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo Context
King Louis was brought into Italy by the ambition of the Venetians, who desired to obtain half the state of Lombardy by his intervention.
The Prince By Nicolo Machiavelli Context
That is what dismayed me: the sense of some hitherto unsuspected power, through whose intervention my invention had vanished.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells Context