Sentence Examples


  • Griffenfeldt, who was charged with simony, bribery, oath-breaking, malversation and lese-majeste, conducted his own defence under every imaginable difficulty.
  • The attacks on the king were repeated at the trial of the poet Guerra Junqueiro, who was indicted for lese-majeste.
  • The duration of the legislature was extended from three to five years; the liberty of the press was curtailed by the enactment that proprietors of political papers must pay to the government a deposit of 5000 dinars (£Zoo), and that the editors must have completed their studies at a university; the laws on lese-majeste were made more severe.
  • 26 declares guilty of lese-majeste whomsoever shall in any way usurp or infringe the king's absolute authority.