Which preposition to use with repulsed

with Occurrences 68%

A second charge was made by the mounted Indians about two o'clock in the afternoon, and they were again repulsed with a severe loss.

of Occurrences 44%

The repulse of the Indians seemed to have disheartened the enemy, for their fire slackened until only a shot now and then broke the stillness of the night.

at Occurrences 38%

Eight merchant schooners were at Ogdensburg, being converted into American war vessels, and, immediately after being repulsed at Sackett's Harbor, two of the British armed vessels started to Ogdensburg to destroy them.

from Occurrences 32%

Mr. Warrender, by his letters, appears even to have had an interview with this person, and, on mentioning his wife, was rudely repulsed from the house.

in Occurrences 16%

Its loss, however, was soon replaced; but the Ottoman army was repulsed in a general attack.

on Occurrences 5%

Repulsed on the latter important point, his only hope of gaining the command of the navigation of the river, on which the success of the siege depended, was by throwing a bridge across the stream.

by Occurrences 5%

The manner in which their aged companion had triumphed on the preceding day, his cold repulse by the Doge, and the scene of the Lido, which in truth led to the death of Antonio, had prepared their minds for the tumult.

FOR Occurrences 4%


as Occurrences 3%

But the age being now past of vagrant excursion and fortuitous hostility, he was under the necessity of travelling from court to court, scorned and repulsed as a wild projector, an idle promiser of kingdoms in the clouds; nor has any part of the world yet had reason to rejoice that he found, at last, reception and employment.

before Occurrences 3%

The contest was for a while prosecuted with a decrease of vigor proportioned to the serious losses on both sides; money and the munitions of war began to fail; and though the Spaniards succeeded in taking The Hague, they were repulsed before Alkmaer with great loss, and their fleet was almost entirely destroyed in a naval combat on the Zuyder Zee.

after Occurrences 2%

"That," he said, "is the third time I have fainted; I suppose I must waste precious time in eating something to sustain me!" The battle of Semitli was fought almost contemporaneously with that of the 3d and 10th Greek Divisions on the extreme Greek left flank, which latter action resulted in a Bulgarian repulse after a temporary success, and these were the last great battles of the shortest and bloodiest campaign on record.

to Occurrences 2%

She lay in a coma, flashing up feverishly sometimes at false rumors of German repulses to the southward.

unto Occurrences 1%

And when I was come down to her, the Maid did be seeming a little in thought; and afterward showed me how that she did be all in a pitiful disgust of the dirt and slime and the drippings of the Gorge, that did be on her, and had made her garment utter wet and bemired, so that she did feel that her very body was a repulse unto her.

without Occurrences 1%

We find, that they may be broken without confusion, and repulsed without flight.

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