Sentence Examples

  • He was accused of bribery during his candidature, and, in spite of Cicero's defence, was condemned.
  • He was acquitted, and a charge of bribery against him also proved unsuccessful.
  • Bribery may be punished by fine, imprisonment and disfranchisement for ten years.
  • But Charles preferred negotiation and bribery to fighting.
  • In June and July new motions were made in parliament for his removal; but notwithstanding his great unpopularity, on the retirement of Halifax in 1690 he again acquired the chief power in the state, which he retained till 1695 by bribery in parliament and by the support of the king and queen.

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