How to use Secret-police in a sentence

secret-police
  • Schmidt, Tableaux de la Revolution francaise, &c. (Leipzig, 1867-1870), a collection of reports of the secret police on which the above work is based.

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  • After the insurrection of 1865, he created a special bulwark for his defence, and invented that secret police which grew into the notorious "Third Section" of the emperor's own chancery, and while it lasted, was the most dreaded power in the empire.

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  • The secret police would strive very hard to isolate independent intellectuals from the body of the nation.

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  • The Secret Police broke prisoners down by intense interrogation.

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  • Workers couldn't organize themselves to fight against their exploitation at work for fear of the secret police.

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  • They were threatened and intimidated by the secret police.

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  • The secret police provided but a poor substitute for the assistance which an argus-eyed and articulate public opinion gives to the efficient working of a constitutional system; for the greatest of autocrats has but two eyes, and it is no difficult task to deceive him.

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  • The secret police strove very hard to isolate independent intellectuals from the body of the nation.

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