Sentence Examples

  • 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.
  • "If you were counting on the evening soup, you have come too late," said a voice from behind the fire with a repressed laugh.
  • The earl showed himself finely capable in practice as in theory, vigorous and tolerant, a man to be feared and a leader to be followed; he took the government entirely into his own hands, repressed the jobbery traditional to the office, established schools and manufactures, and at once conciliated and kept in check the Orange and Roman Catholic factions.
  • Artaxerxes repressed the rebellion with great cruelty and destroyed the town.
  • His last years were spent amid a succession of palace conspiracies, repressed with cruelty.

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