How to use Tories in a sentence

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  • Some Tories were imprisoned here after 1780; many of them escaped in May 1781.

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  • Yet the opposition of the Tories had not been wholly inspired by the desire to maintain the political predominance of a class.

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  • When it was over the Liberal party was just short of the numerical strength which was requisite to defeat the combination of Tories and Parnellites.

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  • He seems, in fact, to have agreed with the foreign policy of the Tories and with the home policy of the Whigs, and naturally incurred the reproach of time-serving and the hearty abuse of both parties.

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  • This wild conduct alienated the moderate Tories, who, much as they wished to see the throne occupied by the heir of the ancient line, could not bring themselves to consent to its occupation by a Roman Catholic prince.

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  • The first reformed parliament, which met on the 29th of January 1833, consisted in the main of Whigs, with a sprinkling of Radicals and a compact body of Liberal Tories under Sir Robert Peel.

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  • An attempt to divert some of the revenues of the Irish Church led in the autumn to serious differences of opinion in the cabinet; the king, as tenacious as his father of the exact obligations of his coronation oath, dismissed the ministry, and called the Tories to office under Sir Robert Peel and the duke of Wellington.

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  • The interruption of the conferences at Gertruydenberg having obliged the Whigs and Marlborough to resign their power into the hands of the Tories, now sick of war, the death of the emperor Joseph 1.

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  • Upon the death of Lord Liverpool, Canning was called to the head of affairs; the Tories, including Peel, withdrew their support, and an alliance was formed between the Liberal members of the late ministry and the Whigs.

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  • The favour shown him by Marlborough did not deter Rivers from paying court to the Tories when it became evident that the Whig ascendancy was waning, and his appointment as constable of the Tower in 1710 on the recommendation of Harley and without Marlborough's knowledge was the first unmistakable intimation to the Whigs of their impending fall.

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  • From this point of view Swift's sympathies were entirely with the Tories.

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  • A new parliament was elected, almost entirely composed of decided Tories.

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  • A new Tory party had sprung up, not distinguished, like the Tories of Queen Annes reign, by a special ecclesiastical policy, but by their acceptance of the kings claim to nominate ministers, and so to predominate in the ministryhimself.

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  • The Wellington ministry, hated by the Liberals, denounced even by the Tories as traitorous for the few concessions made, resigned on the 16th of November; and the Whigs at last came into office under Lord whig Grey, the ministry also including a few of the more ministry Liberal Tories.

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  • In the 17th century political partisanship colored historical writing, and that, too, remained a potent motive so long as historians were either Whigs or Tories.

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  • It was an impracticable situation - no getting on from it; and so, at Lyndhurst's persuasion, as he afterwards acknowledged, he determined to side with the Tories.

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  • Amid all this the Tory fortunes sank rapidly, becoming nearly hopeless when Lord Palmerston, without appreciable loss of confidence on his own side, persuaded many Tories in and out of parliament that Conservatism would suffer little while he was in power.

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  • The country was appealed to, with good but insufficient results; and at the first meeting of the new parliament the Tories were turned out on a no-confidence vote moved by Lord Hartington.

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  • They were immediately reprinted, the latter being dedicated to the lord mayor and the former to the author's kinsman, George Sacheverell, high sheriff of Derby for the year; and, as the passions of the whole British population were at this period keenly exercised between the rival factions of Whig and Tory, the vehement invectives of this furious divine on behalf of an ecclesiastical institution which supplied the bulk of the adherents of the Tories made him their idol.

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  • When the House met in August, it was decided by the Liberal Unionists, under Lord Hartington's leadership, that their policy henceforth was essentially to combine with the Tories to keep Mr Gladstone out.

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  • He was one of the Boston grand jurors who refused to serve in 1774 because parliament had made the justices independent of the people for their salaries; was a leader in the Boston Tea Party; was one of the thirty North End mechanics who patrolled the streets to watch the movements of the British troops and Tories; and in December 1774 was sent to Portsmouth, New Hampshire, to urge the seizure of military stores there, and induced the colonists to attack and capture Fort William and Mary - one of the first acts of military force in the war.

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  • Still, even all the bias can't hide the fact that the Tories are heading for another very heavy defeat.

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  • Many Tories collaborated with Labor over the 1960s cultural revolution which licensed pornography, abolished hanging, legalized abortion on demand.

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  • It was a Lib Dem amendment, supported by the Tories.

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  • Only the Tories and a tiny minority of the labor MPs would support a war without explicit UN authorization.

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  • Bob Geldof and the Tories may well prove rather odd bedfellows.

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  • In 1707 she showed this by appointing two Tories to vacant bishoprics.

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  • Labor are supposed to be the bossy ones --- the ones with a rigid blueprint for society --- not the Tories.

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  • The Tories ' abiding belief that taxes are wrong springs from a moral certainty that the state itself does moral harm.

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  • Labor appointed an unknown civil servant, Ted Cantle, to head its probe; the Tories assigned Lord Scarman, a senior judge.

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  • The Tories ' approach toward Ireland symbolized the continuity between their reactionary domestic policies and their reactionary foreign policy.

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  • For a start, will he revoke the Government's 1999 order behind which the Tories are hiding for their dastardly deed?

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  • This is the first parliamentary defection to the Tories in 25 years.

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  • This act caused much disquiet in Scotland where the SNP accused the Tories of using Scotland for experimental purposes.

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  • How did the Tories contribute to their own downfall?

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  • This is the model now espoused more or less openly by the Tories.

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  • The Tories, moreover, are venturing deep into traditional Labor territory with their attacks on alleged failings in various public services.

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  • Far from starving the beast, the Tories seem hesitant even to put it on a diet.

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  • If the Tories do not grasp this particular nettle then they will slide into oblivion like The Whigs before them.

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  • The Tories were strongly opposed to increasing the number of people who could vote.

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  • Could the Tories have avoided political oblivion a decade ago?

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  • The Tories have opposed the Bill on purely opportunistic grounds.

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  • The Tories thus need to adopt a self-denying ordinance.

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  • In fact considering where most Tories speak from it means they will have two orifices to spout their ridiculous policies from instead of one.

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  • Vital Local Elections, essential to get the corrupt incompetent Lib-Dem Tories ousted from Lambeth.

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  • Lower mortgage rates are saving mortgage payers an average of £ 3,780 a year compared to under the Tories.

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  • Labor makes the Tories 18 years in government look positively Puritan.

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  • Labor has won 393 seats against the Tories 213.

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  • Thank goodness he did not live to see the shambles that turned into the Tories ' privatization of the railways.

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  • The Tories don't exactly, ahem, inspire confidence, what with their leadership struggles and slightly snotty public image.

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  • The Lib Dem health spokesman, Dr. Evan Harris, has accused the Tories of " playing politics with public health " .

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  • These two affluent cities, which regularly used to send Conservative MPs to Westminster, again spurned the Tories at May's local elections.

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  • For too long the trade unions have bowed down before the tough talk of free market Tories and New Labor.

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  • Tories in recent years have become too timid about saying how we want to improve society.

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  • As well as being profoundly socially unjust, the Tories were also grossly inefficient.

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  • However while they look unlikely to win the next General Election the Tories are no longer a joke.

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  • In the House of Commons the Tories imposed a three-line whip to refuse the Bill of Rights a first reading.

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  • The result of these political difficulties was to make the queen more than ever disgusted with the Tories.

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  • Though Lord Palmerston stumbled over his Foreign Conspiracy Bill in 1858, his popularity was little damaged, and it was in no hopeful spirit that the Tories took office again in that year.

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  • Some fighting Catholics haunted woods and hills under the name of tories, afterwards given in derision to a great party, and were hunted down with as little compunction as the wolves to which they were compared.

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  • Labor makes the Tories 18 years in government look positively puritan.

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  • The Tories do n't exactly, ahem, inspire confidence, what with their leadership struggles and slightly snotty public image.

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  • Tim Yeo, the Tories ' spokesman on agriculture, said it was unacceptable for farmers to become entirely dependent on conservation grants.

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  • The Lib Dem health spokesman, Dr. Evan Harris, has accused the Tories of " playing politics with public health ".

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  • These two affluent cities, which regularly used to send Conservative MPs to Westminster, again spurned the Tories at May 's local elections.

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  • Ever wondered why the Tories are not squealing loudly about how unfair the system is against them at the moment?

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  • For the first time in nearly a century, the Tories suffered their third successive defeat.

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  • The Tories will increase taxes for lower earners, Labor for higher earners, which is worse?

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  • He has to find a touchstone issue which can be changed to show how the Tories really have bought into the Cameron project.

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  • Could Tony have had an ulterior motive - to allow the Tories time to gather strength to take on Gordon?

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  • Tories are the tail wagging the dog here, he said.

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  • To the wavering ex-Labour voter on the doorstep they'll say, Well it 's either us or the Tories.

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  • The Loyalists known as the Tories also wore blue coats, but with red cuffs and collars.

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  • The answer was given at Easter 1880, when the Liberals were returned by an overwhelming majority over Tories and Home Rulers combined.

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  • It was clear that if Gladstone meant what he appeared to mean, the Parnellites would support him, and the Tories must leave office.

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  • Thus in political matters he had the same fate as in ecclesiastical; for the Whigs were no more prepared than the Tories to support William through thick and thin.

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  • In 1723, through the medium of the king's mistress, the duchess of Kendal, he at last received his pardon, returned to London in June or July, and placed his services at the disposal of Walpole, by whom, however, his offers to procure the accession of several Tories to the administration were received very coldly.

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  • The Tories thus felt aggrieved; and the Chartists were so prompt to make political capital out of the affair that large numbers were added to their ranks.

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  • The government proposed that Prince Albert should receive an annuity of 50,000, but an amendment of Colonel Sibthorpa politician of no great repute - for making the annuity £30,000 was carried against ministers by 262 votes to 158, the Tories and Radicals going into the same lobby, and many ministerialists taking no part in the division.

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  • During the Corn Law agitation offence was taken at his having attended a debate in the House of Commons, the Tories declaring that he had gone down to overawe the house in favour of Peel's measures.

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  • The repeal of the Test and Corporation Acts having been carried in the House of Commons in the session of 1828, Wellington, to the great disappointment of Tories like Lord Eldon, recommended the House of Lords not to offer further resistance, and the measure was accordingly carried through.

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  • The Tories had for this reason her personal preference, while the Whigs, who included her powerful favourites the Marlboroughs, identified their interests with ' Macpherson i.

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  • Marlborough's successive victories, and especially the factious conduct of the Tories, who in November 1705 moved in parliament that the electress Sophia should be invited to England, drove Anne farther to the side of the Whigs.

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  • But she opposed for some time the inclusion in the government of Sunderland, whom she especially disliked, only consenting at Marlborough's intercession in December 1706, when various other offices and rewards were bestowed upon Whigs, and Nottingham with other Tories was removed from the council.

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  • A friend of Harley, the duke of Shrewsbury, was first appointed to office, and subsequently the great body of the Whigs were displaced by Tories, Harley being made chancellor of the exchequer and Henry St John secretary of state.

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  • The book was primarily written as a political satire on the state of England in 1705, when the Tories were accusing Marlborough and the ministry of advocating the French War for personal reasons.

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  • Tories were active in New Jersey throughout the struggle; among them were bands known as " Pine Robbers," who hid in the pines or along the dunes by day and made their raids at night.

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  • The queen's demise was evidently at hand, and the same instinctive good sense which had ranged the nation on the side of the Tories, when Tories alone could terminate a fatiguing war, rendered it Whig when Tories manifestly could not be trusted to maintain the Protestant succession.

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  • In England in August and September 1710, the Tories, the party of peace, succeeded the Whigs, the party of war and the inheritors of the tradition of William III., in the conduct of affairs.

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  • The reign of the Tories was unquestioned, Yet it was not quite what the reign of the Cavaliers had been in 1660.

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  • The violence of the Tories was directed against rebellion and disorder, and only against dissenters so far as they were believed to be the fomenters of disorder.

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  • The duke cared little for home politics in themselves; but he had his own ends, both public and private, to serve, and at first gave his support to the Tories, whose church policy was regarded with favor by the queen.

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  • In this district there was much turbulence and plundering by the lawless elements of both Whigs and Tories and by bands of ill-disciplined soldiers from both armies.

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  • To the Whig leaders the church was all but as sacrosanct as to the Tories, the very foundation of the constitution, not to be touched save at imminent risk to the state; the most they would adventure was to remedy a few of the more glaring abuses of an establishment imposed on an unwilling population.

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  • The tories at once emerged from their hiding-places, and Clarendon found Ireland in a ferment.

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  • He accepted, though with some reluctance, and only on condition that he should be at liberty, in the event of the Tories going into opposition, to take any line he might think proper.

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