Usage examples for Instate

  1. This was all they desired; and they had called for the States General, only through fear that the crown could not otherwise be forced to re- instate them. – Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson
  2. I found that these were divided into two parties, one of which was dissatisfied with the new order of things I had arranged and desired to re- instate their old officers, while the other was quite pleased with my arrangements. – My Reminiscences of the Anglo-Boer War by Ben Viljoen
  3. That done he and I walked to Lilly's, the painter's, where we saw among other rare things, the Duchess of York, her whole body, sitting instate in a chair, in white sattin, and another of the King, that is not finished; most rare things. – Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete Transcribed From The Shorthand Manuscript In The Pepysian Library Magdalene College Cambridge By The Rev. Mynors Bright by Samuel Pepys Commentator: Lord Braybrooke
  4. I cannot, however, promise to re- instate you at once in your government. – The Life of Columbus by Arthur Helps
  5. Not a power Over myself or pain or loneliness Or ignorance or evil; not a strength To bid the near- world cease, and in its place Instate my visions beautiful and pale, Nearer the heart's desire. – Mr. Faust by Arthur Davison Ficke