Sentence Examples

  • Revolt against King Joseph, and the peasants dealt out savage reprisals to the French troops.
  • The barbarous reprisals into which Sultan Mahmud allowed himself to be carried away only accentuated the difficulty of the situation.
  • Re-elected to the Convention, he was sent to Normandy, where he directed bitter reprisals against the Federalists.
  • Meanwhile the white traders in Fiji had played an intimate part in the internal political affairs of the group, and in 1858 King Thakombau, being threatened with reprisals by the American consul on account of certain losses of property which he had sustained, asked for British protection, but did not obtain it.
  • Who were threatened by King Ferdinand, by threatening the pope with reprisals on Syrian Christians, but without effect.

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