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luddites

luddites Sentence Examples

  • Between 1811 and 1814 hands of so-called Luddites, starving operatives out of work, scoured the country, smashing machinerythe immediate cause of their misfortunesand committing every sort of outrage.

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  • Lace-making was formerly the chief industry, but machines for making lace set up in the town by John Heathcote were destroyed by the Luddites in 1816, and the manufacture lost its importance.

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  • latter-day Luddites and we are not opposed, in principle, to new methods leading to increased food production.

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  • Between 1811 and 1814 hands of so-called Luddites, starving operatives out of work, scoured the country, smashing machinerythe immediate cause of their misfortunesand committing every sort of outrage.

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  • Lace-making was formerly the chief industry, but machines for making lace set up in the town by John Heathcote were destroyed by the Luddites in 1816, and the manufacture lost its importance.

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  • While the social philosophy of "Trouble with Twitter" may be as old as Luddites, it is also unarguably entertaining and popular.

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