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.
  • Subordinate officers and rapacious governors of forts wield all the power of the state, and tyranny, oppression and anarchy reign over the whole country.
  • 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.

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