They were a fierce and illdisciplined force, individually brave and cruel in war, and almost ungovernable in peace.
In November 1580 Ivan in a fit of ungovernable fury at some contradiction or reproach, struck his eldest surviving son Ivan, a prince of rare promise, whom he passionately loved, a blow which proved fatal.
His prestige and his good qualities, carefully fostered by Seneca, made him popular, while his childish vanity, ungovernable selfishness and savage temper were as yet unsuspected.
Blinded by ungovernable hatred he joined with France (1555) in order to drive the "accursed Spaniards" from Italy.
Soon after the great earthquake of 1509, which laid Constantinople in ruins, Selim, the ungovernable pasha of Trebizond, whose vigorous rule in Asia had given Europe an earnest of his future career as sultan, appeared before Adrianople, where Bayezid had sought refuge.
Among causes for absolute divorce are adultery, desertion for one year, habitual drunkenness for one year, cruelty, ungovernable temper, physical incapacity at time of marriage, and the joining by either party of any religious sect which regards marriage as unlawful.
Ali Vardi Khan died in 1756, and was succeeded by his grandson, Suraj-ud-Dowlah, a youth of only nineteen years, whose ungovernable temper led to a rupture Black Hole of Calcutta.
Many of these children are labeled "ungovernable" for committing offenses such as running away and truancy.
His memory is stained by one act of needless cruelty, the massacre of over two thousand Saracen prisoners at Acre; and his fury, when thwarted or humbled, was ungovernable.
Distress made him, not servile, but reckless and ungovernable.
For months before her death, she was almost ungovernable, and did not know him the least.
Couldn't the opposition party simply render England totally ungovernable by blocking all legislation that the UK Government drafted on England's behalf?
Another purpose civil disobedience serves is to make society so ungovernable that the authorities must give in to restore order.
The world has become increasingly ungovernable for the dominant classes.
ungovernable temper, which betrays them all into terrible danger.
Turbulent, ungovernable, vain, often the dupe of schemers, Mackenzie united with much that was laughable not a little that was heroic. He could neither be bribed, bullied, nor cajoled.
Could n't the opposition party simply render England totally ungovernable by blocking all legislation that the UK Government drafted on England 's behalf?
And Hester... well, Hester has an ungovernable temper, which betrays them all into terrible danger.
Save the multitude, endangered by its own ungovernable passions.
The next day, the rest of his family visit him, and find him truly repentant of his former ungovernable pride.
Thus groups may establish bases and training camps in weak ungovernable areas.
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