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Usage examples for imposed

  1. It is not surprising that the Czar finally broke away from the constraint imposed by the Skiernewice compact. – The Development of the European Nations, 1870-1914 (5th ed.) by John Holland Rose
  2. But a Lady Lansdowne perfectly polite and wholly silent imposed on her. – Chippinge Borough by Stanley J. Weyman
  3. Cardinal Mazarin took me to supper with him alone, seemed to be clear of all prejudices against me, and I verily believe was fully persuaded that he had been imposed upon. – The Memoirs of Cardinal de Retz, Complete by Jean Francois Paul de Gondi, Cardinal de Retz
  4. We were both silent for a few minutes, and I felt that Boone's task, self- imposed or otherwise, was a worthy one. – The Mistress of Bonaventure by Harold Bindloss
  5. Such, however, as it is, I give it to the world, having fulfilled, I believe, every one of the conditions imposed upon me by my late and deeply regretted friend. – Across the Zodiac by Percy Greg
  6. Boys who were being imposed upon found in him a ready protector. – Mark Twain, A Biography, Vol. 1, Part 1, 1835-1866 The Personal And Literary Life Of Samuel Langhorne Clemens by Albert Bigelow Paine
  7. A like sentence was imposed upon Sanches. – The Story of Magellan and The Discovery of the Philippines by Hezekiah Butterworth
  8. I had of course however to recollect that his wife might have imposed her conditions and exactions. – Embarrassments by Henry James
  9. Then the sound of an instrument imposed silence. – The Whirlpool by George Gissing
  10. The act itself may have been imposed by the necessity of the circumstances; but the reasons given, the principles of action professed, were their own choice. – The Contest in America by John Stuart Mill
  11. I was swept away by a passion not my own, which imposed itself on me. – The Inca of Perusalem by George Bernard Shaw
  12. 5. They are ignorant of the laws of this country, and are easily imposed upon. – The Trade Union Woman by Alice Henry
  13. You have imposed upon her, sir, with your foreign notions. – Colonel Carter's Christmas and The Romance of an Old-Fashioned Gentleman by F. Hopkinson Smith
  14. This stillness presently imposed its influence upon me, for when I spoke again, I spoke in a low voice. – Bat Wing by Sax Rohmer
  15. New taxes could only be imposed with the assent of the States- General. – History of Holland by George Edmundson
  16. She imposed but one condition: the picture was never to be exhibited. – The Hollow of Her Hand by George Barr McCutcheon
  17. M. le Prince agreed to this last imposed condition. – The Memoirs of Louis XIV., His Court and The Regency, Complete by Duc de Saint-Simon
  18. Robert Audley strolled after her to the instrument to turn over the leaves of her music; but she played from memory, and he was spared the trouble his gallantry would have imposed upon him. – Lady Audley's Secret by Mary Elizabeth Braddon
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