PARTISAN's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of partisan
Definition:
a. one-sided; prejudiced; committed to a party
Example:
On certain issues of principle, she refused to take a partisan stand, but let her conscience be her guide.
Sentence in Classic:
Before partisan warfare had been officially recognized by the government, thousands of enemy stragglers, marauders, and foragers had been destroyed by the Cossacks and the peasants, who killed them off as instinctively as dogs worry a stray mad dog to death.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The friar was now completely accoutred as a yeoman, with sword and buckler, bow, and quiver, and a strong partisan over his shoulder.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott Context
Some of the young men, as Levin observed, belonged to the old party; and some of the very oldest noblemen, on the contrary, were whispering with Sviazhsky, and were evidently ardent partisans of the new party.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Its first period had passed: when the partisans themselves, amazed at their own boldness, feared every minute to be surrounded and captured by the French, and hid in the forests without unsaddling, hardly daring to dismount and always expecting to be pursued.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy Context
And so it came about that the partisans of Cosimo, angry at the wrong done him, soon afterwards recalled him and made him prince of the republic, a dignity he never would have reached but for this open opposition.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context
The remaining and lower part of the hall was filled with guards, holding partisans, and with other attendants whom curiosity had drawn thither, to see at once a Grand Master and a Jewish sorceress.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott Context
Napoleon, in the Island of Elba, is too near France, and his proximity keeps up the hopes of his partisans.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas Context
Thus it happens that whenever those who are hostile have the opportunity to attack they do it like partisans, whilst the others defend lukewarmly, in such wise that the prince is endangered along with them.
The Prince By Nicolo Machiavelli Context