Sentence Examples

  • Princely favour being withdrawn, private rancour was free to show itself.
  • These occurrences provoked anti-French demonstrations in many parts of Italy, and revived the chronic Italian rancour against France.
  • Theological rancour, however, prevailed over all other sentiments, and, after fruitless attempts to re-establish himself in Holland, Grotius accepted service under Sweden, in the capacity of ambassador to France.
  • Upon returning to his post, in 1859, the approaching presidential campaign of 1860 did not deter him from delivering a speech, entirely free from personal rancour, on " The Barbarism of Slavery " - to this day one of the most comprehensive and scathing indictments of American slavery ever presented.
  • Sometimes the dominant party in the House govern~ pressed with unscrupulous rancour upon its opponents.

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