Sentence Examples

  • After repeated petitions from President Palma for intervention by the United States, commissioners (William H.
  • In June Shaftesbury applied for a writ of habeas corpus, but could get no release until the 26th of February 1678, after his letter and three petitions to the king.
  • Against this law, too, many petitions went to Rome for rehabilitation, until in 1498 the Spanish pope Alexander VI.
  • The constant stream of petitions to Rome opened the eyes of the pope to the effects of Torquemada's severity.
  • This, however, brought him chiefly petitions for the redress of grievances.