Redress sentence example

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  • No false hope, no redress, no going back.
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  • The Burmese women have a keener business instinct than the men, and serve in some degree to redress the balance.
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  • (who had been sent into Michoacan to redress the wrongs.
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  • They finally asked for redress of several grievances caused by the misrule of Rudolph.
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  • In recent history the most notable events not mentioned elsewhere in this article were the elaborate celebration of the centennial of the city in 1896 and the street railway strike of 1899, in which the workers attempted to force a redress of grievances and a recognition of their union.
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  • The plaintiffs in each case were imperialists; and Fredericks first action was to redress their supposed grievances.
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  • La Salle, thus placed in a position of inferiority, left the islands and appealed unsuccessfully for redress at the court of Castile.
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  • The result was, that the peasants saw that though their wrongs were admitted, their sole hope of redress lay in a change of government, and added the dead weight of their resentment to the forces making for revolution.
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  • The officers on whom devolved the duty of representing the wrongs of their fellow-countrymen and demanding redress, proceeded to Rangoon, the governor of which place had been a chief actor in the outrages complained of; but so far were they from meeting with any signs of regret, that they were treated with indignity and contempt, and compelled to retire without accomplishing anything beyond blockading the ports.
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  • Lothair, however, came to Rome in person, and took advantage of this opportunity to redress many abuses in the papal administration, to vest the election of the pope in the nobles, and to confirm the statute that no pope should be consecrated until his election had the approval of the emperor.
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  • As doubtful questions of trust, of wardship, of testamentary succession, they were taken up not in the strict course of justice, but as matters in which redress was sorely needed and had to be brought by the exceptional power of the court of chancery.
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  • 2 This specimen had been given to Canning (a tribute, perhaps, to the statesman who boasted that he had "called a New World into existence to redress the balance of the Old") by Mr Schenley, a diplomatist, and was then thought to be unique in Europe; but, apart from those which had reached Spain, where they lay neglected and undescribed, James Wilson says (Illustr.
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  • It was regarded as a universal duty to afford protection to one's kinsmen, to assist them in the redress of wrongs and to exact vengeance or compensation in case of death.
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  • On the other hand the doctrine became effective if the manors in question had been granted by later kings to subjects, because if they remained in the hand of the king the only remedy against ejectment and exaction lay in petitioning for redress without any definite right to the latter.
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  • Violence speedily followed; the local militia was called out, but since only a few would serve the only means found to quiet the people was an alleged promise from the governor that if they would petition him for redress and go to their homes he would see that justice was done.
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  • At this time there were many grievances in the country which demanded redress; but each faction was more inclined to insist upon the exercise of its special rights than to fulfil its common responsibilities.
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  • But his negotiations yielded no definite result; and every other means of obtaining redress and security proving unsuccessful, the Assam Dwars were wrested from the Bhutias, and the British government consented to pay to Bhutan a sum of £l000 per annum as compensation for the resumption of their tenure, during the good behaviour of the Bhutias.
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  • These were attacked on the 23rd of September 1823 by the Burmese, and driven from their post with the loss of several lives; and to the repeated demands of the British for redress no answer was returned.
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  • Fortunately, however, the government, by dismissing the ringleader, Dr Campanozzi, in time nipped the agitation in the bud, and it did attempt to redress some of the genuine grievances.
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  • As is usual in Turkey, this opportunity was seized for the demand of redress of grievances by such powers as considered they had any, and the negotiations were protracted until July 1907, when France finally gave in her adhesion.
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  • The result was that Protestant princes, including the three temporal electors, united in placing their grievances before the emperor; obtaining no redress they met at Torgau in 1591 and offered help to Henry IV.
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  • La Salle, unwilling to accept a position of inferiority, left the Canaries and appealed unsuccessfully for redress at the court of Castile.
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  • He succeeded in so far that 15,000 Kufians swore to fight with him for the maintenance of the commandments of the Book of God and the Sunna (orthodox tradition) of his Prophet, the discomfiture of the tyrants, the redress of injury, and last, not least, the vindication of the family of the Prophet as the rightful caliphs.
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  • In their misery the cities frequently appealed for protection to the emperor and other foreign potentates, as no redress was attainable at home.
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  • We have called a New World into existence to redress the balance of the Old."
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  • Unsuccessful in obtaining redress from the English government, the German merchants finally, in 1374, appealed for aid to the home towns, especially to Lubeck.
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  • English officers were engaged to reform the gendarmerie, and judicial inspectors of foreign nationality were to travel through the country to redress abuses.
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  • The barons were consequently able to exact, in Magna Carta (June 1215), much more than the redress of legitimate grievances; and the people allowed the crown to be placed under the control of an oligarchical committee.
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  • He banished the musicians and singers, and forbade all kinds of games; he devoted himself to the administration of justice, and gave public audiences to the people for the redress of their grievances.
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  • The objects of that expedition were to punish Mataram and to redress the grievances of the Sasaks whom the Balinese held in cruel subjection.
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  • An ardent opponent of Catholic Emancipation, he delivered in 1807 a speech on the subject which helped to give the deathblow to the Grenville administration, upon which he became chancellor of the exchequer under the duke of Portland, whom in 1809 he succeeded in the premiership. Notwithstanding that he had the assistance in the cabinet of no statesman of the first rank, he succeeded in retaining office till he was shot by a man named Bellingham, a bankrupt with a grievance, who had vainly applied to him for redress, in the lobby of the House of Commons on the 11th of May 1812.
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  • In June 1805 there came a last and intolerable affront to the emperors of Austria and Russia, who at that very time were seeking to put bounds to Napoleons ambition and to redress the balance of power.
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  • Here were many grievances, and the barons set to work to redress them.
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  • The first case was an action of praemunire against the court of chancery, evidently instigated by him, but brought at the instance of certain parties whose adversaries had obtained redress in the chancellor's court after the cause had been tried in the court of king's bench.
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  • Once more the Uitlanders determined to make a further attempt to obtain redress by Reform constitutional means, and the second organized movement for reform began by the formation in 1897 of a branch of the South African League.
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  • When President Jefferson, and after him President Madison, attempted to secure redress for these rnjuries by the imposition of an embargo on American vessels, the West Indian trade was temporarily ruined, the war of 181215 with Great Britain contributing to the same end.
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  • Baptists lost favour by threatening to appeal to England for a redress of their grievances at the very time when resistance to English oppression was being determined upon.
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  • Some deputies from the Allobroges, who had been sent to Rome to obtain redress for certain grievances, were approached by P. Lentulus Sura, the chief of the conspirators, who endeavoured to induce them to join him.
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  • The people, however, might object, and if their objection was considered valid redress was given.
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  • It was to no purpose that he appealed to the emperor and empress for restitution or redress; and it was perhaps the hope of extorting his reappointment to Bobbio, as a reward for his services to the imperial cause, that changed the studious scholar of Reims into the wily secretary of Adalbero.
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  • Some manufacturers devote themselves exclusively to the home trade, and some exclusively to foreign trade, but there is a large class with what may be called a margin of alternation, which serves to redress the balance as business in one or other of the sections is good or bad.
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  • of France, who had hoped through the influence of Queen Marie to secure Portuguese support for his own grandson Philip V., realized that this second marriage might thwart his policy, and strove to redress the balance by creating a strong party at the court of Lisbon.
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  • But, unlike the pope, he gave ear to the popular cry for redress of political grievances; and persisted in associating with the baronial opposition, even after he was ordered by Innocent to excommunicate them as disturbers of the peace.
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  • In a word, the natural equilibrium of Swedish society was seriously threatened by the preponderance of the nobility; and the people at large looked to the new king to redress the balance.
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  • The retirement of Lord Rosemead (Sir Hercules Robinson) from the post of high commissioner was, however, taken advantage of by the British government to appoint an administrator who should at the fitting opportunity insist on the redress of the Uitlanders' grievances.
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  • The spectacle of thousands of British subjects kept permanently in the position of helots, constantly chafing under undoubted grievances, and calling vainly to Her Majesty's government for redress, does steadily undermine the influence and reputation of Great Britain, and the respect for British government within the queen's dominions.
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  • Accordingly the Hun, who had something of the bully in his nature, now turned upon Valentinian the trembling emperor of the West, and demanded redress for the wrongs of Honoria, and one-half of Valentinian's dominions as her dowry.
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  • I called the New World into existence to redress the balance of the Old" (December 12, 1826).
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  • The nobles protested, and Egmont was deputed to go to Madrid and try to obtain from the king a mitigation of the edicts and redress of grievances.
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  • By 1892 the Uitlanders began to feel that if they were to obtain any redress for their grievances combined constitutional action was called for, and the first reform move ment began.
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  • Failing in a suit in chancery to obtain redress, he returned to England, and nothing further was heard of the claimants to New Albion.
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  • At the extraordinary assembly of the clergy in 1782 he made various proposals, by one of which he sought, though in vain, to redress the most glaring grievances of the underpaid cures.
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  • Kossuth demanded not merely the redress of actual grievances, but a reform which would make grievances impossible in the future.
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  • This board reported strongly in Porter's favour, but at the time the remission of the disqualifying penalty was all that was obtained in the way of redress.
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  • redress the inequities.
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  • redress inequality.
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  • For the remedy of these abuses parliament turned to the king, " in whom and by whom the only and sole redress, reformation and remedy herein absolutely rests and remains."
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  • It is to this that Lord Byron alludes in his Epistle to Augusta:- " A strange doom is thy father's son's, and past Recalling as it lies beyond redress, Reversed for him our grandsire's fate of yore, He had no rest at sea, nor I on shore."
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  • This, however, brought him chiefly petitions for the redress of grievances.
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  • Finally he had quarrelled with Martinho Rodrigues, the unpopular bishop of Oporto, who was besieged for five months in his palace and then forced to seek redress in Rome (1209).
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  • Then if the king or any of his servants do wrong and complaint is made to four of the twenty-five, they are to ask for redress.
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  • In December he was sent by the queen dowager to secure Stirling, and in 1560 was despatched on a mission to France, visiting Denmark on the way, where he either married or seduced Anne, daughter of Christopher Thorssen, whom he afterwards deserted, and who came to Scotland in 1563 to obtain redress.
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  • Their opponents also had secured a friend at court and seem to have prevented any effective measure of redress.
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  • So keenly were the Midlothian speeches appreciated by the Boers that the Boer committee wrote a letter of thanks to Gladstone, and expressed the hope that should a change in the government of Great Britain occur, " the injustice done to the Transvaal might find redress."
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  • Philip William, however, gave equal rights to all his subjects, but under his son and successor, the elector John William, the Protestants were deprived of various civil rights until the intervention of Prussia and of Brunswick in 1705 gave them some redress.
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  • If a man suffered injury it was to his relatives and his lord, rather than to any public official, that he applied first for protection and redress.
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  • Thus Luther assumed the leadership of a national opposition, and appeared as the champion who was to undertake the much-needed reform of abuses which clamoured for redress.
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  • Fearing that worse might follow when the kingdom should be annexed, and encouraged by the absence of the legate and his legions, the Iceni, led by Prasutagus's daughter Boudicca (Boadicea) rose in revolt and were joined by the Trinobantes in Essex, who had been long subject to Rome and had their own grievances to redress.
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  • If France, for example, permitted in Tunis or other protectorates operations of an unfriendly character to any power, the injured power would no doubt look to France for redress.
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  • His grandfather, Thomas Swift, vicar of Goodrich near Ross, appears to have been a doughty member of the church militant, who lost his possessions by taking the losing side in the Civil War and died in 1658 before the restoration could bring him redress.
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  • Failing to get redress nearer home, he determined to seek for justice at Warsaw, whither he had been summoned with other Cossack delegates to assist Wladislaus IV.
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  • The laws uniformly discountenanced revenge, retaliation, the punishment of one crime by another, and permitted capital punishment only in the last resort and in ultimate default of every other form of redress.
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  • There is good reason to believe that the system was as effectual in the prevention and punishment of crime and in the redress of wrongs as any other human contrivance has ever been.
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  • Henry at once issued a proclamation and charter promising the redress of all the grievances with which his brother had afflicted his feudal tenants, the clergy and the whole nation.
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  • It is a long document of 63 clauses, in whi4 Archbishop Langton and a committee of the barons had en.deavoured to recapitulate all their grievances, and to obtain redress for them.
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  • of general constitutional rights; to a large extent it is a mere recapitulation of the claims of the baronage, and gives redress for their feudal grievances in the matters of aids, reliefs, wardships, &c., its object being the repression of arbitrary exactions by the king on his tenants-in-chief.
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  • When called to account for the doings of his subjects, as well as for certain disputes in Gascony, the English king promised redress, and, on the suggestion of Philip, surrendered, as a formal act of apology, the six chief fortresses of Guienne, which were to be restored when reparation had been made.
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  • The Commons, who knew that the crown had used the powers which it claimed, not against conspirators, but against the commonwealth itself, refused to listen to the argument, and insisted on the acceptance of the whole Petition of Right, in which they demanded redress for all their grievances.
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  • In this way, the Trust can help redress inequality.
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  • inequity faith central to the analysis also has several implications for any progressive prescriptive agenda to redress the inequities.
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  • The guidance should be rewritten to redress these omissions.
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  • This precipitated a bitter campaign States and of amendments thereto, they constituted a general government for special purposes, delegated to that government certain definite powers, reserving each state to itself the residuary mass of right to their own self-government; and that whensoever the general government assumes undelegated powers its acts are unauthoritative, void, and of no force: That to this compact each state acceded as a state, and is an integral party, its co-states forming, as to itself, the other party: That the government created by this compact was not made the exclusive or final judge of the extent of the powers delegated to itself, since that would have made its discretion, and not the Constitution, the measure of its powers; but that, as in all other cases of compact among parties having no common judge, each party has an equal right to judge for itself as well of infractions as of the mode and measure of redress.
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  • Unfortunately, the default-related claims submitted came to a greater amount than the amount held in the redress fund, so each person received a pro rata portion of the fees that Fairbanks charged.
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  • The Short Parliament, as it was called, demanded redress of grievances, the abandonment of the claim to levy ship-money, and a complete change in the ecclesiastical system.
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  • Happily the jury refused to convict, and its verdict saved the nation from the disgrace of meting out the extreme penalty of high treason to an attempt to hold a public meeting for the redress of grievances.
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  • Lord Elgin had already been sent to China with a considerable force to support the demand for redress.
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  • In the far East, the operations which it had been decided to undertake in China were necessarily postponed on account of the diversion of the forces, intended to exact redress at Peking, to the suppression of mutiny in India.
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  • It was only late in 1858 that Lord Elgin and Baron Gros, the French plenipotentiary (for France joined England in securing simultaneous redress of grievances of her own), were enabled to obtain suitable reparation.
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  • In the autumn of 186i Adams demanded redress for the injuries which had thu~beensustai*ed, and this demand was repeated for many years in stronger and stronger language.
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  • Failing to obtain redress, at the end of 1895 certain persons among them made preparations for a revolution.
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  • A new world, after death, may be called in to redress the balance of the old; but anomalies remain which faith in a future immortality does not touch.
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  • Not content with asking for redress of grievances, they sometimes seized the regimental chest or imprisoned their officers.
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  • A few days before his installation the Long Parliament had met; and among the complainants who hastened to appeal to it for redress was the ex-prebendary, Smart.
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  • in 1589 was followed by deep depression, when it was found that not only did he adopt the Roman Catholic faith, but that his efforts to redress their grievances were singularly ineffectual.
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  • Suits to redress the deprivation of privilege secured by the constitution of the United States must be brought in a United States court.
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  • Retaliation for murder and other injuries was a common method of redress, although the church had endeavoured to introduce various reforms. Hence we find in the Brehon Laws a highly complicated system of compensatory payment; but there was no authority except public opinion to enforce the payment of the fines determined by the brehon in cases submitted to him.
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  • All were encouraged to look to the crown for redress of grievances, and thus the old order slowly gave place to the new.
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  • This last circumstance was partly owing to an ill-managed attack upon Tamatave in 1846 by a combined British and French force, made to redress the wrongs inflicted upon the foreign traders of that port.
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  • A lively trade had grown up between Great Britain and the revolted colonies; but since this commerce, under the colonial laws of Spain, was technically illegitimate, it was at the mercy of the pirates, who preyed upon it under the aegis of the Spanish flag, without there being any possibility of claiming redress from the Spanish government.
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  • In announcing these facts to the House of Commons, George Canning, in a phrase that became famous, declared that he had called a new world into existence to redress the balance of the old and that if France had Spain, it should at least be Spain without her colonies.
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  • Marshal Cainpos was sent n Fez to make a treaty, in which he obtained ample redress and the promise of an indemnity of 800,ooo, which Morocco punctually paid.
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  • English Version DTI consultation Strengthen and streamline consumer advocacy - 10 May 2006 The government is consulting on consumer representation and redress.
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  • Managers may seek to redress the power balance by restricting access to the Internet.
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  • said brother-in-law 's 99 received a Dolomite Sprint (yes still fwd) engine, in order to redress the balance a little!
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  • disparityr words, there exists no overall strategic equality screening procedure to redress historical disparities in east-west economic development in the north.
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  • Having emphasized the British conservative tradition, I should perhaps redress the balance by quoting the great French economist Frederic Bastiat.
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  • The King of Spain has lately promised to redress sundry grievances complained of by English merchants.
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  • The book looks to redress the imbalance of Paul being second fiddle to Lennon's genius.
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  • Amendments introduced by the Enterprise Act 2002 sought to redress the perceived imbalance in favor of the bankrupt.
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  • But the British government of today can and should say and do a lot to redress this colossal injustice.
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  • The AFS believes that the gain from total lower outgoings under endowment mortgages should be included in all redress calculations.
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  • redress the imbalance of Paul being second fiddle to Lennon's genius.
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  • redress the balance by making all of your flights " carbon neutral " .
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  • redress sundry grievances complained of by English merchants.
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  • redress this colossal injustice.
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  • For more information on seeking legal redress on issues relating to the right to water, click here.
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  • Against a nobleman, there turned out to be no hope of legal redress.
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  • Much work still remains to be done on the issue of financial redress.
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  • What will you do to ensure that people whose rights are abused are given adequate redress?
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  • The UK welcomes the change which will improve efficiency and allow appropriate redress.
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  • However if the unauthorized use continues OSNI will pursue to the limits of the law proper legal redress.
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  • redress scheme?
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  • If so is there any redress for Manchester residents?
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  • It was the last resort, there being no redress.
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  • redress where negligence has blighted a career.
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  • Specific redress: The final task of the Commons is the redress of specific grievances.
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  • redress for complainants from NHS bodies in appropriate circumstances.
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  • redress for the victims of misselling is simply unacceptable.
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  • redress for consumers through the provision of Civil Law advice.
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  • Can the UN, supported by the host of, admittedly good intentioned agencies, redress the imbalance and restore equity in gender relations?
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  • Externally A student who believes that s/he has suffered sexual harassment also has the right of legal redress under UK and EU legislation.
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  • Urgent steps are now necessary to redress the shortfall.
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  • streamline consumer advocacy - 10 May 2006 The government is consulting on consumer representation and redress.
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  • Result: client's reputation unfairly tarnished with little or no prospect of redress.
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  • Now it is perhaps timely to redress this situation and to undertake a systematic study of the earliest occupation of this key Wealden watershed.
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  • EUDOCIA AUGUSTA (c. 401 - c. 460), the wife of Theodosius II., East Roman emperor, was born in Athens, the daughter of the sophist Leontius, from whom she received a thorough training in literature and rhetoric. Deprived of her small patrimony by her brothers' rapacity, she betook herself to Constantinople to obtain redress at court.
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  • He also realized - as was shown by the triumphant re-election of Mr Kruger to the presidency of the Transvaal in February 1898 - that the Pretoria government would never on its own initiative redress the grievances of the "Uitlanders."
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  • When in August 1895 they forwarded one of their many petitions praying for redress of their grievances and an extension of the franchise, their petition, with over 35, 000 signatures, was rejected with jeers and insult.
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  • In March the Uitlanders, hopeless of ever obtaining redress from President Kruger, weary of sending petitions to the Raad only to be jeered at, determined to invoke intervention if nothing else could avail, and forwarded a petition to Queen Victoria.
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  • Bertold retorted that redress of grievances must precede supply, and Maximilian and the princes were soon discussing the proposals put forward by the sagacious elector.
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  • The diet of Spires, which met in 1570, was mainly occupied in discussing measures for preventing the abuses caused by the enlistment by foreigners of German mercenary troops, but nothing was done to redress this grievance, as the estates were unwilling to accept proposals which placed more power in the emperors hands.
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  • Both high commissioner and the imperial government were hopeful that Kruger might even yet be induced to modify his policy; the Uitlanders now entertained no such hope and they prepared to appeal to arms to obtain redress of their grievances.
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  • As might be expected where men were allowed to smuggle and forbidden to work, redress was sought in illegal combinations and secret societies.
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  • You could, however, help to redress the balance by making all of your flights " carbon neutral ".
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  • Will all agents eventually have to belong to an independent redress scheme?
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  • I think no-one could challenge the right of a young person to redress where negligence has blighted a career.
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  • We have increasingly been recommending, and securing, financial redress for complainants from NHS bodies in appropriate circumstances.
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  • Commenting on the meeting, Mrs Liddell said: The delay in providing redress for the victims of misselling is simply unacceptable.
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  • The service has achieved an estimated £ 7 million in redress for consumers through the provision of Civil Law advice.
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  • Result: client 's reputation unfairly tarnished with little or no prospect of redress.
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  • While the lemon laws of each state have a limited scope, they are not your only avenue of redress when dealing with a car that doesn't work like it should.
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  • The emperor of Abyssinia had, for some time, detained some Englishmen prisoners in his country; and the government, unable to obtain redress in other ways, decided on.
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