Mobbed Sentence Examples
On his way he was repeatedly mobbed and had many narrow escapes from being torn to pieces.
Birney established here his anti-slavery journal, The Philanthropist, but his printing shops were repeatedly mobbed and his presses destroyed, and in January of 1836 his bold speech before a mob gathered at the court-house was the only thing that saved him from personal violence, as the city authorities had warned him that they had not sufficient force to protect him.
I'm sure it will be mobbed for the holiday weekend but if we have to wait, I'll be in the bar.
Great popular excitement was aroused against him; his workmen were mobbed; and Governor Claiborne, when appealed to for protection, referred the question to the Federal government.
A male catching voles alongside the minibus on South Uist was mobbed by Swallows.Advertisement
Report by Peter Talbot-Elsden 15 May 2005 A Kestrel and Crow simultaneously mobbed a stoat on the Horseshoe Vetch covered slopes of Mill Hill.
Report by Peter Talbot-Elsden 15 May 2005 A Kestrel and Crow simultaneously mobbed a Stoat on the Horseshoe Vetch covered slopes of Mill Hill.
Although she had been working since she was a child, the success of the television show Heroes catapulted her to instant stardom and sent her around the various science fiction/fantasy conventions where she was mobbed.
There Julius Caesar dallied with Cleopatra in 47 B.C. and was mobbed by the rabble; there his example was followed by Antony, for whose favour the city paid dear to Octavian, who placed over it a prefect from the imperial household.
Because he, too, thought so, and because he recommended John Hughes, a merchant of Philadelphia, for the office of distributor of stamps, Franklin himself was denounced - he was even accused of having planned the Stamp Act - and his family in Philadelphia was in danger of being mobbed.Advertisement
During the South African crisis of 1899-1902 he was specially vehement in opposition to Mr Chamberlain, and took the "pro-Boer" side so bitterly that he was mobbed in Birmingham during the 1900 election when he attempted to address a meeting at the Town Hall.
Whitney (both of Lowell), whose regiment was mobbed in Baltimore on the 19th of April 1861 while marching to Washington; and a bronze figure of Victory (after one by Rauch in the Valhalla at Ratisbon), commemorating the Northern triumph in the Civil War.
In the earlier days of the agitation, he challenged the hostility which often mobbed the anti-slavery gatherings; in the later days he consulted with the political leaders, inspiring the patriotism of the North, and sedulously setting himself to create a public opinion which should confirm and ratify the emancipation proclamation whenever the president should issue it.
The Kestrel was being mobbed by the crows over the scrub to the north, near the stile.