Sentence Examples


  • The lower classes, bullied by sabbatarianism and deprived of the old revels, were restive and hostile; but the educated middle class was with the preachers; so were many lesser country gentry; and the nobles, securing the spoils of the church, were acquiescent.
  • Racial antipathies were unimportant, and all parties were at least passively acquiescent when Louisiana became a part of the United States.