Sentence Examples


  • Opposition to the measures of the British government for taxing and oppressing the colonies began in Boston.
  • The absence of all mention of one great oppressing world-power seems most natural before the westward march of Assyria involved Israel in the general politics of Asia.
  • But the Jews are no longer the obedient slaves of the oppressing power; there has been a national rising and armies have gone forth to battle.
  • Had used the Compacts as an instrument which justified him in oppressing the Bohemian Brethren, and the advanced Utraquists, whose teaching now differed but little from that of Luther.
  • The money obtained by oppressing the Irish nation was employed to create an army for the oppression of the Scottish and English nations.