Public opinion had been outraged by the immunity with which the governors of certain provinces, and more particularly Dr Julio Costa, the governor of the province of Buenos Aires, had been allowed to maintain local forces, by the aid of which they exacted the payment of illegal taxes and exercised other acts of injustice and oppression.
He was estranged from many old friends who accused him, probably with injustice, of making his peace with the government.
He exhibited severity and injustice when dealing with pagans and heretics.
The CornLaw Rhymes (3rd ed., 1831), inspired by a fierce hatred of injustice, are vigorous, simple and full of vivid description.
And indeed its injustice was flagrant.
In fact, they had in many respects reached the very highest moral elevation attained by the ancient world; they were just, humane, benevolent, and spiritually-minded; the sick and aged were the objects of a special affectionate regard; and they condemned slavery, not only as an injustice, but as an impious violation of the natural brotherhood of men (Philo ii.
It is possible to learn from them more regarding the social and political condition of the period than perhaps from any other source, for they abound, not only in exposures of religious abuses, and of the prevailing corruptions of society, but in references to many varieties of social injustice and unwise customs, in racy sketches of character, and in vivid pictures of special features of the time, occasionally illustrated by interesting incidents in his own life.
Every one suspected him of aiming at a dictatorship; attacks, not the less formidable for their injustice, were directed against him from all sides, and his cabinet fell on the 26th of January 1882, after an existence of only sixty-six days.
The inquiry revealed the gross cruelty and injustice with which the natives had been often treated.
They contain denunciations attributed to our Lord and assigned - with obvious injustice in some cases - to the scribes of this sect.
The losses and the apparent injustice caused a frenzy of excitement in Scotland, and William could only express his regret and his desire for an incorporating Union of the two kingdoms. He died on the 7th of March, when the project of Union was to be debated by the English parliament.
They considered it further as an injustice that the Syrian soldiers received higher pay than those of Irak.
"Justice and injustice," he said, "are not natural but legal."
If any think that their influence would be lost there, and their voices no longer afflict the ear of the State, that they would not be as an enemy within its walls, they do not know by how much truth is stronger than error, nor how much more eloquently and effectively he can combat injustice who has experienced a little in his own person.
Our duty, my dear, is to rectify his mistake, to ease his last moments by not letting him commit this injustice, and not to let him die feeling that he is rendering unhappy those who...
'I am happy when I can do good, but to remedy injustice is the greatest happiness,' Rostov fancied the sovereign saying.
What had she to do with the justice or injustice of other people?
He repeated every injustice he had ever inflicted on her.
"Where there's law there's injustice," put in the little man.
Once she had a talk with her friend Natasha about Sonya and about her own injustice toward her.