Sentence Examples


  • All this soon provoked discontent among the educated classes.
  • But the discontent of the Janissaries led to his dismissal and death in 1643.
  • Held in check the discontent of their own subjects.
  • The Moslem leaders acquiesced in the arrangement, which the powers undertook to guarantee, and, notwithstanding some symptoms of discontent at Candia, there was every reason to hope that the island was now entering upon a period of tranquillity.
  • After a peaceful period of a quarter of a century the Armenian subjects of Russia in Transcaucasia were filled with bitterness and discontent by the confiscation of the properties of their national (Gregorian) church by the Russian treasury.