On the sudden death of the latter, the populace chose Benedict V.
He demanded the formation of a national guard from the departments to defend the Convention against the populace of Paris.
Most of the inhabitants continued heathens until, according to the legend, Salsa, a Christian maiden, threw the head of their serpent idol into the sea, whereupon the enraged populace stoned her to death.
Towards the close of 1888 the emperor returned and was received by the populace with every demonstration of affection and esteem.
On the 10th of August 1792, when the populace of Paris stormed the Tuileries and demanded the abolition of the monarchy, the Legislative Assembly decreed the provisional suspension of the king and the convocation of a national convention which should draw up a constitution.
The loyalty of the Prussian army remained inviolate; but the king was too tender-hearted to use military force against his "beloved Berliners," and when the victory of the populace was thus assured his impressionable temper yielded to the general enthusiasm.
He appealed to the populace, and a tumult arose which spread rapidly over the whole city.
Of the participation of the Roman clergy and populace, or of the imperial ratification, there was no longer any question.
But the bloodthirsty excesses of the populace brought a change.
They brought with them large stores of provisions, which were freely distributed to all; they tried to succour the suffering populace in every way, and gave other assistance to the wealthier classes.
In all these more emotional rituals, the populace sought expression for the religious emotions which were not satisfied by the cold worship of the older deities.
The invaders met with little encouragement from the populace, who were not well disposed towards a monarch whom it was sought to impose upon them by the aid of Irish and German mercenaries.
Though, for some unexplained reason, he abolished the mimes, so beloved of the populace, at the outset of his reign, he availed himself of the occasion of his first triumph to restore them again.
Twice the court had to flee from Paris; once when there was a rumour of intended flight the populace was admitted to see the king in his bed.
The whole of the responsibility for this crime, therefore, rests with Catherine; unlike the populace, she had not even the excuse of fanaticism.
The government was torn between the necessity for preserving order and the no less pressing necessity (for the moment) of conciliating the Parisian populace; with the result that it succeeded in doing neither one nor the other.
There he discredited himself by his vanity, and shocked even the populace of Madrid by appearing drunk at the theatre.
The jury quickly agreed on a verdict of not guilty, and the acquittal was greeted by the populace with shouts of triumph.
The cry of the heathen populace in the Roman empire against the Christians was " Away with the atheists!
The boys wore long hair and striped sweaters and yelled their college yell every other step they took, to the great satisfaction of the populace, which was glad to have this evidence that their lungs were in good condition.
We've issued warning orders for the populace to avoid the cities, and we're stopping and quarantining everyone at the Mississippi.
PMF are spreading the word to the populace to hole up in the underground railroad.
It gives no evidence of science, he remarks, to possess a tolerable knowledge of the Roman tongue, such as once was possessed by the populace of Rome.'
Rosas gradually concentrated all power in his own hands, and was hailed by the populace as a saviour of the state.
The mendicant monks stirred up the populace to acts of fanatical enmity.
He did not, however, possess the qualities which impress the populace, and he lacked the strength which is one of the essential gifts of a statesman.
Opinion there was in an excited state, the priests and the populace being inflamed against the anti-clerical decrees of the National Assembly of France.
But the appetite for power of the "less people" and the dregs of the populace was whetted rather than satisfied by the installation of the riformatori in the principal posts of authority.
The first thing done at his instance was to relieve the starving populace within and without the walls; shops were opened to give work to the unemployed; all taxes, especially those weighing on the lower classes, were reduced; the strictest administration of justice was enforced, and all men were exhorted to place their trust in the Lord.
Meanwhile the government decided on his arrest, and no sooner was this made public than the populace rushed to the attack of the convent.