Sentence Examples


  • The government, therefore (Badeni having resigned), had to proclaim the necessary measures by imperial warrant.
  • Some Russians would have preferred to proclaim Peter as emperor of the East; but Peter himself adopted the more patriotic title.
  • Many of the white farmers in this district, unlike their fellows dwelling farther north, were willing to accept British rule, and this fact induced Mr Justice Menzies, one of the judges of Cape Colony then on circuit at Colesberg, to cross the Orange and proclaim (October 1842) the country British territory, a proclamation disallowed by the governor, Sir George Napier, who, nevertheless, maintained that the emigrant farmers were still British subjects.
  • All who opposed him, and giving the rich bazaars of the city over to pillage, he converted Astrakhan into a Cossack republic, dividing the population into thousands, hundreds and tens, with their proper officers, all of whom were appointed by a vyecha or general assembly, whose first act was to proclaim Stephen Timofeevich their gosudar (sovereign).
  • It was only when Mani had reached the age of twenty-five or thirty years that he began to proclaim his new religion.
 

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