A breath of almost spring-like weather assailed him.
Here began a series of heavy spiritual trials which assailed him for many months.
A whiff of something dead assailed her nostrils, causing her stomach to turn.
He, and his successor, Vice-President Gomez Farias (1833), assailed the exemption of the clergy and of military officers from the jurisdiction of the civil courts, and the latter attempted to laicize higher education and to relax monastic bonds.
The occasion for the schism was given by the conflict with regard to indulgences, in the course of which Luther was not content to attack actual grievances, but assailed the Catholic doctrine itself.