Sentence Examples


  • The reforms became more or less a dead letter.
  • The comprehensiveness of his legal and judicial reforms is very striking.
  • From 1885-1886 onwards, outlay on public works, military and colonial expenditure, and especially the commercial and financial crises, contributed to produce annual deficits; but owing to drastic reforms introduced in 1894-1895 and to careful management the year 1898-1899 marked a return of surpluses (nearly 1,306,400).
  • He could not, of course, undo the great reforms of his predecessor, but he amended them in such a way as to counteract what he considered the exaggerations of liberalism.
  • One great source of Cromwell's strength was the military reforms he had initiated.