Sentences with 'hapless'

Example sentences and phrases with the word hapless and other words derived from it.

« However, they were still very effective against hapless peasants with spears, so it seems that when rival Mesopotamian city-states fought actual battles, they consisted largely of massive groups of chariots carrying archers who shot at each other. »
« Typically, Stalin's agents used torture to force hapless victims to confess to bizarre charges such as conspiring with Germany or (later) the United States to bring down the Soviet Union from within. » - 1998 - 2022