Sentence Examples


  • He opposed unsuccessfully the appropriation proviso introduced into the supply bill as hindering the due administration of finance, and this opposition seems to have brought about a reconciliation with Clarendon.
  • He urged on the bill by which Catholics were prohibited from sitting in either House of Parliament, and was bitter in his expressions of disappointment when the Commons passed a proviso excepting James, against whom the bill was especially aimed, from its operation.
  • A Proviso to be added to the Ordinance for disenabling the Members to bear Office, &c.
  • Yet there was an additional proviso that national interests must be taken into consideration.
  • The appointments might be part-time, with the proviso that all new appointments after five years in urban areas would be full time.

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