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He was a deputy sitting on the right and upholding the Royalist platform of Divine Right.
REPERTORY OF THE COMEDIE HUMAINE, COMPLETE, A -- ZANATOLE CERFBERR AND JULES FRANOIS CHRISTOPHE
On this explanation the Central Authority (whilst upholding the auditor's decision in point of law) remitted the surcharge.
I was tired of these windy arguments with Doria, and worn out with the awful irony of upholding our poor Adrian's genius.
JAFFERYWILLIAM J. LOCKE
Will not this coming Yankee Congress force all the world either to cower before them, or check them by upholding us?
The wondrous correlation of forces is manifested in the upholding of the balanced darkness.
"Had my father lived, he would now have been upholding the independence of his native land," said the young man, proudly.
THE PILOTJ. FENIMORE COOPER
But all our churches contain such men, and certainly are upholding Slavery.
The town of Bethany had never heard such doctrines as Robert was upholding.
AROUND OLD BETHANYROBERT LEE BERRY
Yet must he too be of our company, to be witness of the upholding of his word and, if need be, to cast a decisive voice.
Cameron and Ross, still upholding him, through the crowd a man comes pushing his way, hurling men and women right and left.
CORPORAL CAMERONRALPH CONNOR

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