Sentence Examples


  • A new parliament was called to meet at Oxford, to avoid the influences of the city of London, where Shaftesbury had taken the greatest pains to make himself popular.
  • In this matter the opposition were in the wrong, and by attacking the parliament discredited themselves.
  • With nine other peers he presented a petition to the king in November, praying for the meeting of parliament, of which Charles took no notice.
  • From 1832 to 1885 Kendal sent one member to parliament, but since the last date its representation has been merged in that of the southern division of the county.
  • On the resignation of this parliament he became a member of the council of state named in the "Instrument."