Howard had been alienated, and trusting anything with Connie was dubious.
Daniel Webster supported the plan in his great speech of the 7th of March, although in doing so he alienated many of his former admirers.
Crown lands are still alienated, though but little is now sold for cash outright.
In spite of the incapacity which he displayed in this war, John was sent a little later 'to govern Ireland (1185); but he returned in a few months covered with disgrace, having alienated the loyal chiefs by his childish insolence and entirely failed to defend the settlers from the hostile septs.
The ill-success of the old king in this war aggravated the disease from which he was suffering; and his heart was broken by the discovery that John, for whose sake he had alienated Richard, was in secret league with the victorious allies.