Sentence Examples


  • The usurpation of power on the part of the richer members was not always effected without opposition.
  • The lessee must give notice to the lessor of any acts of usurpation committed on the property (Art.
  • The central government has gained strength at the expense of the states, seldom by direct usurpation (except during the Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-76), but indirectly through use and custom, as the country and people developed and new conditions of government arose.
  • This promising scheme was to be supported by a rising of those Yorkists who rejected the usurpation of Richard III.,
  • C. 12 recites that the hearing of appeals was an usurpation by the pope and a grievous abuse, and proceeds to take away the appeal in matrimonial, testamentary and tithe causes, and to hinder by forbidding citation and process from Rome, all original hearings also.
 

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