Sentence Examples


  • "They impose on the people," he repeated.
  • Power to impose customs and excise duties to be in the Federal government and parliament.
  • He proceeded to impose by authority the religious ceremonies and usages to which he attached so much importance.
  • The national government reserves for itself the exclusive right to direct the foreign affairs of the republic, to maintain an army and navy, to impose duties on imports, to regulate foreign commerce, to collect port dues, to issue money and create banks of issue, and to maintain a postal and national telegraph service.
  • It was only when five years had passed since the death of the king without any "settlement of the nation" being arrived at, that Cromwell at last accepted a constitution drafted by his military officers, and attempted to impose it on the parliament.