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George I assented to the bill for the banishment of bishop Atterbury, whose great virtues are now remembered.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
The first banishment for contravention of this regulation took place on January 6, 1905.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
Hadria was incorrigibly flippant about the banishment of important local subjects.
THE DAUGHTERS OF DANAUSMONA CAIRD
He forbade his subjects, under pain of banishment, to rake up the old causes of dispute.
BELGIUMGEORGE W. T. (GEORGE WILLIAM THOMSON) OMOND
In the fourth, they provide banishment, and death in case of return, for Jesuits and Popish priests of every denomination.
THE LOYALISTS OF AMERICA AND THEIR TIMES, VOL. 1 OF 2EGERTON RYERSON
And being convicted to be of the sect of the Quakers, shall be sentenced to banishment, on pain of death.
FOX'S BOOK OF MARTYRSJOHN FOXE
For this he was at first condemned to three year's banishment, which, however, the tribunal of appeal reduced to one year.
FOX'S BOOK OF MARTYRSJOHN FOXE
Many, though not all, of those guilty in this respect were punished by banishment.
THE TWO GREAT REPUBLICS: ROME AND THE UNITED STATESJAMES HAMILTON LEWIS
Previous to their expedition hither, they had endured a long banishment from their native country.
ORATIONSJOHN QUINCY ADAMS
He therefore issued a decree of banishment against him for five years.
MARGARET OF ANJOUJACOB ABBOTT.
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WORDS RELATED TO BANISHMENT

  • banishment
  • disbarment
  • discharge
  • dismissal
  • eviction
  • expulsion
  • loss of right
  • overthrow
  • removal
  • sack
  • the heave-ho
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