Sentence Examples


  • How long shall they wield unlawful power?
  • But however divine, the king could not wield his power unaided.
  • All discipline officers were permitted to wield the whip summarily and without the slightest check.
  • Both consuls might be plebeians, both could not be patricians; a patrician could not wield the great powers vested in the tribunes of the commons.
  • Subordinate officers and rapacious governors of forts wield all the power of the state, and tyranny, oppression and anarchy reign over the whole country.