Sentence Examples

  • In the dispute with the American colonies his sympathies were with the latter, and in 1766 he carried the repeal of the Stamp Act.
  • Attempts to secure the repeal of this provision have been unsuccessful.
  • This led to an agitation for the repeal of the 44-% duty, but it was not till 1838 that the efforts to secure this were successful.
  • Lord John Russell, who, soon after the repeal of the corn laws, succeeded Sir Robert Peel as - first minister, invited Cobden to join his government.
  • By this device the Lords were obliged to acquiesce in the repeal of the paper-duty.