- Men of the world- Killigrew, when he is a little older- will tell you that it is possible and right to gratify those passions at less cost than the embroilment your father made about him. - "Secret Bread", F. Tennyson Jesse.
- To Leicester, then, we may be sure, he went,- to find him, and the whole Court with him, in the throes of the Queen's latest and final matrimonial embroilment. - "Raleigh", Edmund Gosse.
- But if face it we must, then the United States and the rest of the Americas can play but one role: through a well- ordered neutrality to do naught to encourage the contest, through adequate defense to save ourselves from embroilment and attack, and through example and all legitimate encouragement and assistance to persuade other Nations to return to the ways of peace and good- will. - "Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present", Various.