Sentence Examples


  • Then came family dissensions such as usually vex the polygamous courts of the East.
  • No censures, excommunications or interdicts with which the Holy Father might vex or grieve the sovereign lord or his subjects, should be published or in any way impede the usual performance of the sacraments and the holding of the divine services.
  • Meanwhile Scotland, to vex Henry IV., adopted the cause of the " Mammet," the pretender to be Richard II.
  • It is also fortunate for him that in three parts out of the four he should have entirely missed "the chief end I propose to myself, to vex the world rather than divert it."
  • His hopes of distinction were, however, cut short by a decree of the Polish diet, which, in order to vex the king, refused to sanction the continuance of the war.

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