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The statesman felt it; it put new vigor into the despatches he wrote and the measures he devised with regard to the slave-trade.

The Protestants were, however, much alarmed by these measures, as indicative of the intolerant policy of the new king.

The bride is taken into the house, and her maternal uncle sits at the entrance, and measures a new cloth, which he gives to her.

So far, these measures might be interpreted as marks of pure and disinterested affection for the soul of the departed.

It was by his command of public opinion that Pitt had been able to force his measures on the king.

Emboldened by the effect of these measures, the King lost no time in pressing forward his designs against the Church.

Andrew MelvilleWilliam Morison

These two measures will be fully discussed in subsequent sections of the paper.

I care not with what principle the new-born patriot is animated, if the measures he supports are beneficial to the community.

Junius UnmaskedJoel Moody

In severe cases the measures indicated become still more requisite, and the use of the voice should be restrained in addition.

Congress would have trammelled, one after another, all the measures of the new administration.

The Uprising of a Great PeopleCount Agnor de Gasparin


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