Sentence Examples


  • Public opinion is a weak tyrant compared with our own private opinion.
  • Gelo, son of Deinomenes, tyrant of Gela and Syracuse.
  • In 386 he excited the jealousy of the tyrant by secretly marrying his niece, and was sent into banishment.
  • In 1666 the rajah Palakkah, whose father and grandfather had been murdered by the family of Hassan, the tyrant of Sumatra, made common cause with the Dutch against that despot.
  • The deposed tyrant took refuge with the French, whom he trusted more than the pope, and died at Milan in 1508.
 

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