Sentence Examples


  • How long shall they wield unlawful power?
  • But however divine, the king could not wield his power unaided.
  • All discipline officers were permitted to wield the whip summarily and without the slightest check.
  • To wield a peaceful authority over all the subjects of the empire, to reward merit, and to punish transgressionsuch is the highest task of king and officials.
  • (3) The believer must not bear arms or offer forcible resistance to wrongdoers, nor wield the sword.