Sentence Examples

  • Congress was petitioned to organize a separate Territory.
  • The citizens of London having suffered from the depredations of thieves and felons who escaped into Southwark, petitioned parliament for protection.
  • Two days before the affair of Werbach (24th of July), however, the second chamber had petitioned the grand-duke to end the war and enter into an offensive and defensive alliance with Prussia.
  • In 1764, which had been specially petitioned for by the citizens, the two separate jurisdictions of Old and New Carmarthen were fused and henceforth "called by the name of Our Borough of Carmarthen."
  • Shaftesbury, with fifteen other peers, petitioned the king that it might as usual be held in the capital.