How to use Anarchic in a sentence
But in the ensuing anarchic period both cities were utterly ruined, and the centre of political gravity was transferred from Great Poland to Little Poland, where Cracow, singularly favoured by her position, soon became the capital of the monarchy, and one of the wealthiest cities in Europe.
After an anarchic period of suspense, lasting from 1546 to 1561, during which Sweden secured Esthonia, while Ivan the Terrible fearlessly ravaged Livonia, in the hope of making it valueless to any other potentate, Sigismund II., to whom both the grand-master and the archbishop had appealed more than once for protection, at length intervened decisively.
Still, differences of opinion and degree prevented concerted action; and when, after the Trafalgar Square riots in February 1886, Morris remonstrated with the anarchic section he was denounced by the advanced party and ever afterwards was regarded with suspicion.
With the new monarchy there had come into England the anarchic spirit of continental feudalism.
Life in the commonwealth was turbulent and anarchic, but free and varied; it produced men of mark, and fostered bravery, adventure and progress.Advertisement
In letters of 1779-1780' he correctly diagnoses the ills of the Confederation, and suggests with admirable prescience the necessity of centralization in its governmental powers; he was, indeed, one of the first, if not to conceive, at least to suggest adequate checks on the anarchic tendencies of the time.
In a zany and uninhibited 24 hours, Ione helps bring the two together, culminating in a wonderfully anarchic picnic.
Right, until this point we've been a somewhat anarchic group.
They are always slightly anarchic in some way, they appear at festivals and outdoor events all over the place.
This isn't Gus Van Sant making Psycho as an exact copy, rather anarchic invention loosely tied to distant coat-tails.Advertisement
The best of them have an almost anarchic quality.
Everyone there was young and it had a very anarchic environment.
It became so anarchic that many people preferred to stay indoors for the duration.
This transports a verdict of " not guilty " on the indictment of British imperialism creating an anarchic international security corollary.
The show, titled Frankie Howerd Goes East, was an anarchic mess that was hated by the BBC and savaged by the critics.Advertisement
Come and celebrate this colorful fiesta diabolically recreated through stories in a uniquely anarchic entertainment.
Anarchic, hypercellular cortices with disruption of normal cortical lamination and radial alignment of neurones are the striking low-power features.
It was a great subversion of traditional pageantry through anarchic carnival.
Our desire to reach technological perfection has led to world dominated by anarchic machines.
The minority of the sultan gave full play to the anarchic elements in the state; the soldiery, spahis and janissaries, conscious of their power and reckless through impunity, rose in revolt whenever the whim seized them, demanding privileges and the heads of those who displeased them, not sparing even the sultan's favourites.Advertisement
The anarchic state of Northumberland and Cumberland after the Norman Conquest, which did not soon assimilate them, was Malcolm's opportunity.
He wanted a system strong enough, he would have said, to overcome the anarchic tendencies loosed by war, and represented by those notions of natural rights which he had himself once championed; strong enough to overbear all local, state and sectional prejudices, powers or influence, and to control - not, as Jefferson would have it, to be controlled by - the people.
As a stroppy, anarchic young woman I rebelled against the whole nuclear family with 2.4 children thing.
As the Revolution developed they trembled at the anarchic forces they had helped to unchain, and tried in vain to curb them.
In Egypt the Phoenician merchants soon gained a foothold; they alone were able to maintain a profitable trade in the anarchic times of the XXIInd and XXIIIrd Dynasties (825-650 B.C.), when all other foreign merchants were frightened away.Advertisement
The anarchic weakness of the reign of Stephen enabled David to secure his hold of northern England to the Till, but the death of his gallant and gentle son Henry, in June 1152, left the succession to his son, Malcolm the Maiden, then a child of ten, and David's death (24th of May 1153) exposed Scotland to the dangers of a royal minority.
The last speech he delivered was in favour of the anarchic principle of free election.
His humor, which had seemed so anarchic at the start of the decade, was now looking a little dated.
The farce get more anarchic with every turn of the plot.
Ismail re-established and improved the administrative system organized by Mehemet Au, and which had fallen into decay under Abbass indolent rule; he caused a thorough remodelling of the customs system, which was in an anarchic state, to be made by English officials; in 1865 he established the Egyptian post office; he reorganized the military schools of his grandfather, and gave some support to the cause of education.Advertisement