Sentence Examples


  • Or would she be merely submitting to his lawful privileges?
  • He returned to his lawful allegiance in the following year and assisted Czarniecki in his difficult task of expelling Charles X.
  • To support one of the French candidates; after the election of Michael Wisniowiecki (June 19, 1669) he openly conspired, again in the French interest, against his lawful sovereign, and that too at the very time when the Turk was ravaging the southern frontier of the republic. Michael was the feeblest monarch the Poles could have placed upon the throne, and Sobieski deliberately attempted to make government of any kind impossible.
  • Theoretically Jorisz regarded polygamy as lawful; there is no proof that his theory affected his own practice.
  • The view, originally held by all Presbyterian churches in Great Britain and on the Continent, that union with and support by the civil government are not only lawful but also desirable, is now held only by a minority, and is practically exemplified among English-speaking Presbyterians only in the Church of Scotland (see Church of Scotland).

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