Sentence Examples


  • There was neither oppression on the one hand nor servility on the other to explain this abandonment of their traditions.
  • Macaulay's description of Whitgift as "a narrow, mean, tyrannical priest, who gained power by servility and adulation," is tinged with rhetorical exaggeraticn; but undoubtedly Whitgift's extreme High Church notions led him to treat the Puritans with exceptional intolerance.
 
 

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