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

‘Enemy’

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

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No army of thirty strong worthy of its name could ever consent to be worsted by an enemy of one.

From ‘Just William’, by Richmal Crompton.

Picture: These six steam locomotives were special guests of the Threkeld Quarry and Mining Museum, near Keswick in Cumbria, for its steam gala in 2015. © Chris Allen, Geograph. Licence: CC BY-SA 2.0. By Peter Trimming, Geograph. Licence: CC-BY-SA 2.0.
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Being crowned is much more tiring work than you would suppose.

From ‘The Book of Dragons’, by Edith Nesbit.

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