Sentence Examples

  • The plea was included in a petition to the first parliament of Charles II.
  • This petition, of course, was rejected.
  • "To hand in a letter, a petition, to His Majesty," said Nicholas, with a tremor in his voice.
  • The king's advisers now urged him to arrest Shaftesbury; he was seized on the 2nd of July 1681, and committed to the Tower, the judges refusing his petition to be tried or admitted to bail.
  • It was founded on the 16th of July 17 9 1 by several members of the Jacobin Club, who refused to sign a petition presented by this body, demanding the deposition of Louis XVI.

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