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.
  • It was only when Mani had reached the age of twenty-five or thirty years that he began to proclaim his new religion.
  • Here in December 1880 a great meeting of Boers resolved again to proclaim the independence of the Transvaal.
  • 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.