Cabals sentence example
- Neither the serious illness of the empress, which began with a fainting-fit at Tsarskoe Selo (September 19, 1757), nor the fall of Bestuzhev (February 21, 1758), nor the cabals and intrigues of the various foreign powers at St Petersburg,.
- The experiment of republican government had proved so discreditable, and had so wearied the country of cabals, that men hitherto known for their sympathy with democratic principles became more monarchical than the regent himself; and under this influence a movement to give the regency into the hands of the princess Donna Januaria, now in her 18th year, was set on foot.
- General Bolivar ruled Peru with dictatorial powers for more than a year, and though there were cabals against him there can be little doubt of his popularity.
- Trained in a school where the principles of responsible government were still in an embryonic state, where the adroit management of coalitions and cabals was essential to the life of a political party, and where plots and counterplots were looked upon as a regular part of the political game, he acquired a dexterity and skill in managing men that finally gave him an almost autocratic power among his political followers.
- It was a signal triumph over Leicester; and, although Burghley had still to reckon with cabals in the council and at court, his hold over the queen strengthened with the lapse of years.Advertisement
- (1566), the skill and diligence of Borromeo contributed materially to suppressing the cabals of the conclave.
- Accused, among other things, of contributing to the elevation of the empress Anne by his cabals and of suppressing a supposed will of Catherine I.
- Burke, no doubt, in the course of that unparalleled trial showed some prejudice; made some minor overstatements of his case; used many intemperances; and suffered himself to be provoked into expressions of heat and impatience by the cabals of the defendant and his party, and the intolerable incompetence of the tribunal.
- Th~ army, which DArgenson (likewise dismissed by Madame de Pompadour) had been from 1743 to 1747 trying to restore by useful reforms, wa~ riddled by cabals.
- dominated by shady cabals of WASP power-brokers, the city between the wars harbored both strong anti-Semitic elements and an energetic Ku Klux Klan.Advertisement
- I have seen such cabals in action for more than 30 years.
- secret cabals were clearly evident with Daffy Bill and Richard to be found in dark corners mixing evil spells to keep the chalice.
- Instead of embracing free markets it abandoned them to corrupt cabals who then nationalized industry wholesale.
- She maintained at first good terms with William and Mary; but the practice of her religion aroused jealousies, while her establishment at Somerset House was said to be the home of cabals against the government; and in 1691 she settled for a short time at Euston.
- Nor were all the dangers dealt with of extraterrestrial origin; sinister government cabals and greedy unscrupulous industrialists were also given their comeuppance.Advertisement
- These are the cases that the FBI officially will not admit exists; the alien abductions, mutants in the sewers, dangerous cabals and the like.