Tumult sentence example
Their passions were quickly aroused and a tumult broke out on the 8th of October.
It was a time of great tumult, and the gateway between the two realms was sealed away for eternity, he explained.
The cries of the victims were drowned out by the general tumult.
Returning to England in April 1425 he soon entangled himself in a quarrel with the council and his uncle Henry Beaufort, and stirred up a tumult in London.
Nadir Shah, after vainly attempting to stay the tumult, at last gave orders for a general massacre of the inhabitants.Advertisement
He rushed among the crowd, but was powerless to quell the tumult.
When they refused to accept the excuse, he dissolved parliament, but not before a tumult took place in the House, and the speaker was forcibly held down in his chair whilst resolutions hostile to the government were put to the vote.
A tumult of applause from every part of Europe followed its publication; and it would be difficult to find in any language a book in which animation and elegance of style are so happily combined with strength and clearness of scientific exposition.
Oh, would that men would leave the city, its splendour and its tumult and its gold, and return to wood and field and simple, honest living!
When the tumult of the Rawendis took place he saw clearly that his personal safety was not assured in Hashimiya,' where a riot of the populace could be very dangerous, and his troops were continually exposed to the perverting influence of the fickle and disloyal citizens of Kufa.Advertisement
It was then thought that, if the sepoys mutinied, they would march off to Delhi, and Wheeler contented himself by throwing up a rude entrenchment round the hospital barracks, where he thought that the Europeans would be safe during the first tumult of a rising.
On,the 1st of December 1792 a proclamation was issued calling out the militia on the ground that a dangerous spirit of tumult and disorder had been excited by evil-disposed persons, acting in concert with persons in foreign parts, and this statement was repeated in the kings speech at the opening of parliament on the I3th.
An attempt was made at the council of Poitiers in 1076 to allay the agitation caused by the controversy, but it failed, and Berengar narrowly escaped death in a tumult.
He appealed to the populace, and a tumult arose which spread rapidly over the whole city.
The mob repelled the praetorian guard, but the execution of the hated minister Cleander quieted the tumult.Advertisement
The circumstances which led to his admission into the apostolic circle are not stated; while the motives by which he was actuated in enabling the Jewish authorities to arrest Jesus without tumult have been variously analysed by scholars.
Cairo was itself in a state of tumult, suffering severely from a scarcity of grain, and the heavy exactions of the pasha to meet the demands of his turbulent troops, at that time augmented by a Turkish detachment.
The supernatural claims of these pulpiteers to dominance in matters public or private were the main cause of a century of war and tumult.
Melanchthon felt himself powerless to restrain the tumult.
From this time onwards to the outbreak of the Peasants' War (1525) Luther was the real leader of the German nation, and everything seemed to promise a gradual reformation without tumult.Advertisement
The introduction of this service book in St Giles's Church, Edinburgh, on the 16th of July 1637, occasioned the tumult of which Jenny Geddes will always figure as the heroine.
The tumult was with difficulty quelled, partly by well-timed concessions, for which the authority of the emperor was forged, but chiefly owing to his personal popularity.
The tumult about the descending stairway rose to furious violence.
By then the global media and communication scene will make today's tumult seem like a quiet Sunday in Bath.
And then did he hear a tumult and wailing, both at once.Advertisement
The Secularist says that Christianity produced tumult and cruelty.
The proprietor applied to the Mayor who exercised himself to quell the tumult by swearing in two constables and reading the Riot Act.
Standing back from the boiling tumult, we have already asked one question; will everyone in the United Kingdom ever have broadband access?
Seldom has there been a popular tumult leading to greater results.
The men in the siege engine leaped out into the city, and a great tumult arose in the city.
Outside, the sea and the descending torrents of rain were mixing in a wild tumult of spray and foam.
Then he became aware of a violent tumult at his side.
His conduct towards the remains of Formosus, his last predecessor but one (see FoRMosus) excited a tumult, which ended in his imprisonment and death by strangling.
At the end of the same year (1055) the Seljuk entered the city and after a tumult seized the person of Malik-al.
He had from the first a share in the revolutionary tumult; but it was not until 1791 that he became a figure of importance.
By the 19th century in Acomb, the tumult of battle had long been replaced by the turmoil of industry.
He heard the song break into a tumult of voices and cease.
For several minutes, no one either moved or spoke, being subject to a tumult of thoughts and feelings.
By then the global media and communication scene will make today 's tumult seem like a quiet Sunday in Bath.
He was dimly aware that the tumult outside had changed its character, was in some way beating, marching.
In 2005 and 2006, no couple sparked more interest or controversy than Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise, and Katie Holmes' engagement ring was in the spotlight for much of the tumult.
Neptune is Pisces's ruler, and as the god of the sea, helps people understand that there are times of tumult and times of deep calm.
Emma and Arthur thus left Hollyoaks, but Izzy and Ben's marriage did not survive the tumult - they were over.
Thebes was never a walled city in this sense, though its vast temple enclosures in different quarters would form as many fortresses in case of siege or tumult.
The tumult continued all the day, and the next morning a body of troops sent out by the pasha failed to quell it.
France was helpless, the tumult of Ambroise alarmed the Guises for their own lives and power, and the regent, long in bad health, was dying in Edinburgh castle.
This book reached Germany about the middle of January 1518, and increased the tumult.
This theatre has a peculiar interest as the scene of the tumult aroused by the mission of St Paul; but the existing remains represent a reconstruction carried out after his time.
After making a tumult in the Krem- evna.
Harassed by severe bodily ailments, encompassed by a raging tumult of religious conflict and persecution, and aware that the faint hopes of better times which seemed to gild the horizon of the future might be utterly darkened by a failure either in the constancy of his courage or in his discernment and discretion, he exerted his eloquence with unabating energy in the furtherance of the cause he had at heart.
Another consequence of revived erosion is seen in the occurrence of great landslides, where the removal of weak (Permian) clays has sapped the face of the Vermilion Cliffs (Triassic sandstone), so that huge slices of the cliff face have slid down and forward a mile or two, all shattered into a confused tumult of forms for a score or more of miles along the cliff base.
The bishops and clergy who were present at the coronation protested against this surrender, and a tumult arising, the ceremony had to be abandoned.
A few months later occurred in Moscow a great fire, which destroyed nearly the whole of the city, and a serious popular tumult, in which the tsar's uncle was murdered by the populace.
In 1803 an insurrection headed by Robert Emmett, a young barrister of much promise, broke out, but was immediately quelled, with the loss of some lives in the tumult, and the death of its leaders on the scaffold.
During the troubles that ensued in Florence Catherine nearly lost her life in a popular tumult, and sorely regretted not winning her heart's desire, "the red rose of martyrdom."
But the Revised Version takes the word sheth as a common noun, "tumult," and others interpret it as "pride"; cf.