Sentence Examples

  • 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.
  • From 1577 onwards, Venice endeavoured to crush the pirates without offending Austria, enlisting Albanians in place of their Dalmatian crews, who feared reprisals at home.
  • (which he regarded as reprisals) have made it eternally impossible for Scotland to yield to an English king.
  • It would have been wiser to put the revenges as reprisals for the undeniable horrors committed by Montrose's Irish levies.

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