Sentence Examples


  • After the insurrection of the 3rst of October he was imprisoned for a short time.
  • On the 24th he captured Monte Rotondo, but did not enter Rome as the expected insurrection had not broken out.
  • A simultaneous insurrection at Massa - Carrara was crushed with similar vigour.
  • The insurrection of dissenters (1708-1711), which was headed by Thomas Carey, who was deputy-governor while the trouble was brewing, was in opposition to the establishment of the Church of England; it was ultimately unsuccessful, the Church was established in 1711, a law was passed which deprived Quakers of the privilege of serving on juries or holding public office, and the establishment was continued until the War of Independence.
  • In pursuance of his patronage of Monmouth, Shaftesbury now secured for him the command of the army sent to suppress the insurrection in Scotland, which he is supposed to have fomented.