Protestations sentence example
Constant meetings hurled protestations against the bishops; no man was more active than the young Montrose.
The letters vividly describe the approach of the enemy, and, in appealing to Egypt, abound in protestations of loyalty, complaints of the disloyalty of other kings and excuses for the writers' suspicious conduct.
Great Britain, prodigal of protestations of goodwill, alone remained; and to her Mahmud turned with a definite offer of an offensive and defensive alliance.
Coke, who was principal spokesman, managed the case with great want of skill, incessantly allowing the thread of the evidence to escape, and giving the prisoners opportunity to indulge in irrelevant justifications and protestations which were not ineffectual in distracting attention from the real question at issue.
Actual experience taught him that President Kruger was beyond an appeal to reason, and that the protestations of President Steyn were insincere.Advertisement
The Sorbonne condemned the book, the priests persuaded the court that it was full of the most dangerous doctrines, and the author, terrified at the storm he had raised, wrote three separate retractations; yet, in spite of his protestations of orthodoxy, he had to give up his office at the court, and the book was publicly burned by the hangman.
Merrill Cooms transferred one hundred thousand dollars as a birthday present to Claire Elizabeth, over the unsuccessful protestations of mother and dad.
I have readily mixed the flats and the sharps and double sharps; so grammatical purists will have to hold their protestations.
Nor did I detect the ' powerful protestations against women's oppression ' suggested by John.
For all the government's protestations, the simple fact remains that CO 2 emissions are going up, not down.Advertisement
Behan argues that many Communists simply did not take the leadership protestations of moderation at face value.
This site has already made written objections and will be making further protestations via the Soho Society.
I, the forlorn Teresa, how shall I refuse or accept such protestations?
Hitler instructed Ribbentrop to ignore any fresh protestations of loyalty from Belgrade.
He'd confronted Bert with accusations of onion swapping and doesn't believe the protestations of innocence.Advertisement
Indeed, despite public protestations, a few Music Services no longer exist.
Only in ' contemporary ' Fine Art has drawing been consistently undervalued, or dismissed (despite occasional weak protestations to the contrary ).
So perhaps Mr Blair would like to reconsider his recent protestations of ignorance, made at a press conference last December.
During the absence of Archelaus, who would - the Jews feared - prove his legitimacy by emulating his father's ferocity, and to whom their ambassadors preferred Antipas, the Jews of Palestine gave the lie to their protestations of loyalty and peaceableness.
His letters (especially Ep. 45) are full of outcries against his enemies and of indignant protestations that he had done nothing unbecoming a Christian, that he had taken no money, nor gifts great nor small, that he had no delight in silken attire, sparkling gems or gold ornaments, that no matron moved him unless by penitence and fasting, &c. His route is given in the third book In Rufinum; he went by Rhegium and Cyprus, where he was entertained by Bishop Epiphanius, to Antioch.Advertisement
Just before the books came, Mr. Gilman had begun to remonstrate with Miss Sullivan on the ground that I was working too hard, and in spite of my earnest protestations, he reduced the number of my recitations.
A second edition with a supplement, published immediately after, drew forth fresh protestations, and the edition was suppressed.
It seemed as if nothing could save the Austrians from complete disaster, but at the critical moment the emperor, yielding to the protestations of his corps commanders, who represented the excessive fatigue of their troops, stopped the pursuit, and the archduke made the most of his opportunity to restore order amongst his demoralized men, and crossed to the north bank of the Danube during the night.
Here he sought to ingratiate himself with Luynes and the king by reporting minutely the actions of Marie and by protestations of loyalty.
A failure to solve the problems of metaphysics must always remain a failure, in spite of all protestations that it was inevitable; and it in no wise justifies an advance to so selfcontradictory an asylum ignorantiae as the Unknowable.Advertisement
On the 19th of June a son was born to his wife, and in the face of his previous protestations he was induced to acknowledge himself the father.
Two painful interviews followed with the wife for whom he bore no love, and who for him could feel no respect; another imploring letter was sent to the king, and abject protestations and beseechings.
Sultan Mahmud was to the last degree embittered against the powers which, with lively protestations of friendship, had forced him to humiliate himself before his hated vassal.
In the summer of 1570 he was, in spite of his protestations, designated to succeed Norris as ambassador at Paris.
But his presence was not observed until they reached their destination, when the jealousy of the Philistines overrode his protestations of fidelity and he was ordered to return.Advertisement