Sentence Examples


  • Constantine accepted the decision of the council and resolved to uphold it.
  • The government also sought to make criminals of some use to the state, by placing them in a situation where they could do little harm to society, and might help to uphold the dominion of their nation.
  • On the day that followed his victory Leicester extorted from the captive king the document called the mise of Lewes, in which Henry promised to abide by all the terms Mo7,tfort~s of the Provisions of Oxford, as well as to uphold the meat.
  • The cy-pres doctrine has been either expressly or virtually applied to uphold them in several of the states, and in some there has been legislation in the same direction.
  • Manoel swore to uphold the constitution and was acclaimed king by the cortes.
 

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