Sentence Examples


  • They abused the police and bribed them, made out estimates at ten times their value for government stores that had perished in the fire, and demanded relief.
  • In 74, by a lavish use of bribes, Verres secured the city praetorship, and, as a creature of Sulla, abused his authority to further the political ends of his party.
  • In the former woman appears as the serpent whose trail is over all; in the latter, written twenty-five years after the event, she is the guardian angel abused and maltreated by men.
  • This last is a word which is often greatly abused; but, whenever it is used with any regard to its true meaning, it is a word strictly political, implying a particular form of government.
  • This capacity he never abused so as to burden his conscience or depress his spirits.
 

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