Sentence Examples

  • The plea was included in a petition to the first parliament of Charles II.
  • This petition, of course, was rejected.
  • With the royal sanction a petition was addressed to Sixtus IV.
  • "To hand in a letter, a petition, to His Majesty," said Nicholas, with a tremor in his voice.
  • The king's advisers now urged him to arrest Shaftesbury; he was seized on the 2nd of July 1681, and committed to the Tower, the judges refusing his petition to be tried or admitted to bail.