Sentence Examples

  • His fame is tarnished, however, by numerous deeds of tyranny and cruelty.
  • In 1435 the people rose against the tyranny of the Bani Nebhan and restored the imamate of the tribe al-Azd.
  • ..1581-1606Nanak, like Buddha, revolted against a religion overladen with ceremonial and social restrictions, and both rebelled against the tyranny of the priesthood.
  • The government was now reconstituted under the protection of the French agents; the balia was abolished, its very name having been rendered odious by the tyranny of Spain, and was replaced by a similar magistracy styled capitani del popolo e reggimento.
  • The Dutch nation, as soon as it was emancipated from Spanish tyranny, displayed an amount of enterprise, which, for a long time, was fully equal to that of the British.

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