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The state of the country seldom admitted of peaceful assizes, and martial law was too often necessary.
The seven officers as yet knew nothing of the nature of their mission, or of martial law.
Martial law was proclaimed at Cairo and wholesale arrests of Turkish agents were made.
General Dix, who had succeeded General Banks, was holding the city in his grip, and martial law prevailed.
Intelligence of the treaty of peace at Ghent soon followed, and martial law once again yielded to civil authority.
Martial law could be imposed to-day with very little inconvenience to any one.
HISTORY OF THE JOHNSTOWN FLOODWILLIS FLETCHER JOHNSON
Martial law was proclaimed, and order restored in the stricken city.
THE GREATER REPUBLICCHARLES MORRIS
The General announces his determination rigidly to execute the martial law in all cases which may come within his province.
The most important, perhaps, was the application of martial law in Cape Colony.
CECIL RHODESPRINCESS CATHERINE RADZIWILL
It has often been laid down that martial law in this sense is unknown to the law of England.

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