Sentence Examples


  • At Narbonne in 1234 and Toulouse in 1235), but the repressive measures were terrible.
  • So long as the repressive machinery instituted by the Carlsbad Decrees worked smoothly, Germany was not likely to be troubled by revolutions.
  • The emperor had returned to Bismarcks policy of joining social reform with repressive legislation.
  • In 1819, when the marquess of Lansdowne brought forward his motion for an inquiry into the causes of the distress and discontent in the manufacturing districts, Grenville delivered an alarmist speech advocating repressive measures.
  • The government, which was seriously alarmed, introduced severe repressive measures; the leading anarchists were expelled or fled the country.