Sentence Examples

  • His last years were spent amid a succession of palace conspiracies, repressed with cruelty.
  • Artaxerxes repressed the rebellion with great cruelty and destroyed the town.
  • In that year the first plot against the Viscontian rule, hatched by the twelve and the Salimbeni and fomented by the Florentines, was violently repressed, and caused the twelve to be again driven from office; but in the following year a special balia, created in consequence of that riot, annulled the ducal suzerainty and restored the liberties of Siena.
  • When his passions were not involved, or when they were repressed by a crisis, he was far-sighted, and his judgment of men was excellent.'
  • The condition of northern France was rendered more desperate by the outbreak (MayJune 1358) of the peasant revolt known as the Jacquerie, which was repressed with a barbarity far exceeding the excesses of the rebels.

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