Sentence Examples


  • Under the persecution, a large number were killed, and between four and five millions of Protestants left the country.
  • Even the stormy days of the last persecution yielded some considerable writers, such as Methodius in the East and Lactantius in the West.
  • The Christians suffered from systematic persecution, and many historians, with a strange lack of historical insight, have poured denunciation upon him for an attitude which was the natural outcome of his convictions.
  • Holland from the moment that it joined the union of Utrecht (1579) deliberately set its face against religious persecution (Jewish Encyclopedia, i.
  • The activity of the Inquisition was redoubled, and persecution raged throughout the Netherlands.