Sentence Examples


  • As far as possible he saw to everything personally, and never sent away a petitioner of the lower orders.
  • The attorneygeneral, to whom the petition to the king was referred, reported that the petitioner had a " good and legal right and title to the lands."
  • In ancient Egypt petitions were sent to the king or the great feudal landowners in whose territory the petitioner or his adversary dwelt or the injury was committed: courts were composed of royal or feudal officials, or in the New Kingdom of officials or responsible citizens.
  • In May 1679 Mather was a petitioner to the General Court for the call of a Synod to consider the reformation in New England of "the Evils that have Provoked the Lord to bring his Judgments," 2 and when the "Reforming Synod" met in September it appointed him one of a committee to draft a creed; this committee reported in May, 680, at the Synod's second session, of which Mather was moderator, the Savoy Declaration (slightly modified, notably in ch.
  • Furthermore, the cause of action must have been recognized in the jurisdiction in which the petitioner resided at the time it arose.

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