Sentence Examples

  • The discovery of Anne's misdeeds coincided in an extraordinary manner with Henry's disappointment in not obtaining by her a male heir, while the king's despotic power and the universal unpopularity of Anne both tended to hinder the administration of pure justice.
  • The new king was a man of excellent intentions and did his Louis Bonaparte best to promote the interest of his subjects, but finding King of himself unable to protect them from the despotic Holland.
  • Was to establish Roman Catholicism, and to make himself despotic in England, with the help of the French king.
  • The Prussian people were keenly irritated by the cordial relations between their court and the most despotic power in Europe.
  • The name of Torquemada stands for all that is intolerant and narrow, despotic and cruel.

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