Political-opposition sentence example

political-opposition
  • A gild was formed at Acre - the gild of St Adrian - which, if nominally religious in its origin, soon came to represent the political opposition to Frederick, as was significantly proved by its reception of the rebellious John of Beirut as a member (1232).
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  • Side by side with the Minorites, the spokesmen of the specifically political opposition to the papacy were the Parisian professors, Marsilius of Padua and John of Jandun, the composers of the " Defender of the Peace " (defensor pacis).
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  • That friendship, and the prince's political opposition to Archbishop Arundel, perhaps encouraged Lollard hopes.
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  • The political opposition to the western empires, the Seleucids first, then the Romans, precipitated this development.
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  • Dissent is stifled and political opposition muted, silenced or liquidated.
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  • Lauderdale having married the rapacious countess of Dysart, corruption was rife; his brother, Haltoun, was an example of reckless greed; opposition arose to a scheme of union, presently dropped, and by 1673 the duke of Hamilton and Sir George Mackenzie led an organized political opposition.
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  • He was singularly sweet-tempered, and shrank from the impassioned political bitterness that raged about him; bore with relative equanimity a flood of coarse and malignant abuse of his motives, morals, religion, 4 personal honesty and decency; cherished very few personal animosities; and better than any of his great antagonists cleared political opposition of illblooded personality.
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  • They view individual liberty as a threat, new political ideas as subversion, and political opposition as treason.
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