THIS page provides hundreds of example sentences taken from English literature, illustrating the use of various words.

‘Campaign’

Below are some examples of sentences from classic literature using the word ‘Campaign’.

1

He wasted no words in introducing himself or unfolding his plan of campaign.

From ‘Mr Standfast’, by John Buchan.

2

I understood that he had opened his campaign against Charles Augustus Milverton, but I little dreamed the strange shape which that campaign was destined to take.

From ‘The Return of Sherlock Holmes’, by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

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