Sentence Examples

  • "Yes, I feel a kind of oppression," she said in reply to the prince's question as to how she felt.
  • Subordinate officers and rapacious governors of forts wield all the power of the state, and tyranny, oppression and anarchy reign over the whole country.
  • In some of the following psalms there are still references to deeds of oppression and violence, but more generally Israel appears as happy under the law.
  • The poor landowner, likely to lose all that he had from one kind of oppression or another, went to the great landowner, his neighbour, whose position gave him immunity from attack or the power to prevent official abuses, and begged to be protected.
  • This act of oppression presumably strengthened the Syrian faction of the Jews and led to the transference of the nation's allegiance.