Meted Sentence Examples
The bulk of the offences for which it is meted out are trivial and unimportant.
The traders, too, get little, while preferential treatment is meted out to the clergy and the barons.
Complete toleration in fact was only extended to Protestant nonconformists, who composed the Cromwellian established church, and who now meted out to their antagonists the same treatment which they themselves were later to receive under the Clarendon Code of Charles II.
This decree, though in accordance with the rigorous customs of ancient warfare as exemplified by the treatment which Sparta shortly afterwards meted out to the Plataeans,.
To succeed, it was essential that the fellah should be taught that discipline might be strict without being oppressive, that pay and rations would be fairly distributed, that brutal usage by superiors would be checked, that complaints would be thoroughly investigated, and impartial justice meted out to soldiers of all ranks.Advertisement
The Bourbons, on their return, dismissed him, though this treatment was not, compared to that meted out to Ney and others, excessively harsh.
A new commission was now appointed to inquire into alleged abuses in Wales, and the existing evidence clearly shows how harsh and unfair was the treatment meted out to the clergy under the act of 1649, and also how utterly subversive of all ancient custom and established order were the reforms suggested by the commissioners and approvers.
Another account is given in the prose Lancelot, but here Gawain has been deposed from his post as first hero of the court, and, as is to be expected from the treatment meted out to him in this romance, the visit ends in his complete discomfiture.
This duke, however, at whose instigation the famous discussion between Luther and Johann von Eck took place in the Pleissenburg of Leipzig, inflicted some injury upon the town's trade and also upon its university by the harsh treatment which he meted out to the adherents of the new doctrines; but under the rule of his successor, Henry, Leipzig accepted the teaching of the reformers.
The harshness of the treatment meted out by Maurice to his father's old friend, the faithful counsellor and protector of his own early years, leaves a stain upon the stadholder's memory which can never be washed away.Advertisement
As for priestly absolution, if even-handed justice were meted out to all, the Vagrant Act would suffice to deal with it.
Help is good in all places, and " with what measure ye mete, it shall be meted unto you again.
Set free from a punishment meted out for our attempts to put fire in the hands of the common man.
She decides to fight this injustice meted out to her.
There are vivid accounts of harsh sentences meted out for crimes that today would warrant no more than a caution.Advertisement
Everyday I see casual violence meted out on recalcitrant toddlers.
Despite the brutal repression often meted out to them, the demand for independent states grew.
Not only is the death penalty used against children, it is also routinely meted out for entirely trivial offenses.
The new website aims to bring much greater awareness about the violence currently meted out to children and young people who have no voice.
In 2001, Helen John was sentenced to three months in prison, possibly the harshest sentence ever meted out to a peaceful protester.Advertisement
When they are confronted by an adult about their behavior, they lie to avoid being punished or to minimize the punishment that will be meted out.
Responsibilities should be meted out in small batches according to their age appropriate abilities.
A similar treatment was meted out to the ancient magistracies of the republic; and thus began the process by which the emperors undermined the self-respect of their subjects and eventually came to rule over a nation of slaves.
The Romanist princes were becoming alarmed at his predominance, the Protestant princes resented his arbitrary measures and disliked the harsh treatment meted out to John Frederick and to Philip of Hesse; all alike, irritated by the presence of Spanish soldiers in their midst, objected strongly to take Philip for their king and to any extension of Spanish influence in Germany.
It owes its rise to prosperity to the tolerance it meted out to the Jews, who found here an asylum from the oppression under which they suffered in Nuremberg.Advertisement