Sentence Examples

  • That time passed with the suffering of his people and the ability of the Council to coerce all his allies but one to leave his side.
  • He even managed to coerce the children into doing the dishes.
  • You put my cousin in a room with a rabid dog to coerce me to … do something? she managed.
  • 28th, 1861) forbidding any constitutional amendment which should give Congress the power to abolish or interfere with slavery in any state; he upheld the right of the government to coerce seceded states; defended the "Million War Bill" appropriating a million dollars for the state's military expenses; and when the call came for 75,000 troops, he moved that Ohio furnish 20,000 soldiers and three millions of dollars as her share.
  • When in 1821 the Austrian army was moved south to coerce the Neapolitans, Santarosa entered into a conspiracy to obtain the intervention of the Piedmontese in favour of the Neapolitans by an attack on the Austrian lines of communication.

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