Thesaurus / petition
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Yet such was their lenity and clemency, that upon a petition from them, the foresaid persons were set at liberty.

There is a petition of the commons, in the roll of the 4th of Henry IV.

Neither could the suggestion have been made by one of the minority, because none of them signed the petition to the last.

The only result of the petition was the removal of the prince from Falaise to Rouen.

"And he will hear your prayer, he will grant your petition," her father replied in moved tones.

Elsie at ViamedeMartha Finley

It is not on any of the routes in this indictment, and has no business here—I mean the Ehrenberg petition.

We find that the successful candidate was unseated on petition, and his place taken by another candidate.

Pickwickian StudiesPercy Fitzgerald

The witnesses on the side of the petition were a butcher woman, a barber's 'prentice, and two or three other inferior people.

Old and New LondonWalter Thornbury

In 1704 a petition was presented to the government for a mail service between England and New York.

An earnest debate ensued, which ended in the reference of the petition.

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