Sentence Examples

  • The campaign which followed was a triumph for Selim, whose firmness and courage overcame the pusillanimity and insubordination of the Janissaries.
  • He reproached the soldiers for their insubordination against their officers, and the army for its rebellion against the parliament.
  • Philip was frequently disturbed by the insubordination of the Flemish communes.
  • This danger, together with the growing insubordination of the aged sultan's sons, caused his ministers to urge him to abdicate in favour of Selim, the younger but more valiant.
  • Whatever quarrels or insubordination might exist within the cabinet, they never broke out into open revolt.

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