Sentence Examples


  • Confirmed previous enactments against unlawful games.
  • How long shall they wield unlawful power?
  • Right, and (with at least a shadow of legal right) he proclaimed unlawful the assembly of Aberdeen (1605).
  • As of whatsoever fishes increasing in the rivers"; also "to reform nets too straight and other unlawful engines and instruments whatsoever for the catching of fishes"; also to take cognizance "of the wreck of the sea.
  • A vast intended meeting was proclaimed unlawful, and in October 1843 O'Connell was arrested and held to bail, with ten or twelve of his principal followers.