Sentence Examples


  • Incensed by the dilatory and factious proceedings of the House, Cromwell dismissed the parliament on the 22nd of January 1655.
  • The Neapolitans reached Bologna on the 17th of May, but in the meantime a dispute had broken out at Naples between the king and parliament as to the nature of the royal oath; a cry of treason was raised by a group of factious youngsters, barricades were erected and street fighting ensued (May Is).
  • A factious spirit set in against the unfortunate monarch.
  • That involves shunning false teachers, rejecting factious people.
  • The factious English nobles unite in their common aim to get rid of the Duke of Gloucester.

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