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Example sentences from the Web for abelard
He believed that Abelard intended to ignore the marriage altogether, and that possibly he might even marry some other woman.
The invincible Abelard never failed to defeat him, and finally reigned without a competitor.The Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 2 (of 10)|Alexander Pope
Abelard was a foe worthy of the threats of councils, of the thunders of the Church.History of the English People, Volume I (of 8)|John Richard Green
That mouth cannot be looked upon without desire; in short, no woman can view the person of Abelard without danger.The love letters of Abelard and Heloise|Peter Abelard
There exist in English half a dozen translations of them, with Abelard's replies.