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  • The rule of Rosas was now one of tyranny and almost incessant bloodshed in Buenos Aires, while his partisans, foremost amongst whom was General Ignacio Oribe, endeavoured to exterminate the Unitarians throughout the provinces.
  • Its preamble stated that its object was " to exterminate the root and ground of this pest."
  • The regent was alienated from the popular leaders, and was no longer disposed to help William of Orange, Egmont, and Hoorn to secure a mitigation of religious persecution; and the heart of Philip was hardened in its resolve to exterminate heresy in the Netherlands.
  • Andronicus seems then to have resolved to exterminate the aristocracy, and his plans were nearly crowned with success.
  • An attempt on the part of Saul to exterminate the clan is mentioned in 2 Sam.

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