Sentence Examples


  • The name was particularly used of the supporters of the Exclusion Bill in 1680, with the meaning of "sham Protestant."
  • However, the protection granted to them was a mere sham, and the Catalans were soon the victims of the revenge of Philip of Spain.
  • This was attributable to the lingering yet potent influence of an unhappy past was held by some; while others attributed the weakness to the viceregal office and the effects of a sham court.
  • Fitzpatrick, The Sham Squire, The Rebellion of Ireland and the Informers of 1798 (Dublin, 1866), and Secret Service under Pitt (London, 1892); J.
  • Under this misunderstanding he signed the sham Dover treaty on the 31st of December 1670.
 

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