Sentence Examples


  • The usurpation of power on the part of the richer members was not always effected without opposition.
  • The central government has gained strength at the expense of the states, seldom by direct usurpation (except during the Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-76), but indirectly through use and custom, as the country and people developed and new conditions of government arose.
  • The lessee must give notice to the lessor of any acts of usurpation committed on the property (Art.
  • Almos did not submit to this usurpation, and was more or less of an active rebel till 1108, when the emperor Henry V.
  • We have no means of explaining this statement, nor can we fully understand all the incidents connected with his usurpation; but the attempts of modern authors to prove that Gaumata in reality was the genuine Smerdis and Darius a usurper have failed.
 

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