Riot act Sentence Examples
I was reading them the riot act and they weren't believing it any more than they ever do, except for maybe the first-timers.
Skippy must have read her the riot act.
Both The Riot Act and The Cure at Troy remain inseparable from their immediate political contexts.
The proprietor applied to the Mayor who exercised himself to quell the tumult by swearing in two constables and reading the Riot Act.
An attempt was made by a party of yeomanry The to arrest a popular agitator, Henry Hunt; the angry Man- mob surged round the horsemen, who found themselves chester powerless; the Riot Act was read, and the I5th Massacre.
At a further meeting the Riot Act was read and the vicar was smuggled away by the military.