Usage examples for liberation

  1. I told my landlord that I would dine at noon, and that I trusted to him to celebrate my liberation in a fitting manner, and then I went to the post office to see if there were any letters for me. – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  2. Colonel Clay concealed the indignation and disgust which he felt towards the fellow, and said: While we may not think alike, we are both working for the same cause- the liberation of our beloved Southland from the ruthless invasion of the Yankee hordes. – The Courier of the Ozarks by Byron A. Dunn
  3. By June 6th Garibaldi had complete possession of Palermo; other successes in his famous campaign of liberation followed rapidly; and his final triumph was achieved in the later events so eloquently described by Probyn, the historian of Italy's progress through her most important transformations in the nineteenth century. – The Great Events by Famous Historians, Vol. 17 by Charles Francis Horne
  4. We are glad, now that we see the facts with no veil of false pretense about them, to fight thus for the ultimate peace of the world and for the liberation of its peoples, the German peoples included; for the rights of nations great and small and the privilege of men everywhere to choose their way of life and of obedience. – Kelly Miller's History of the World War for Human Rights by Kelly Miller
  5. If my advice were asked, I would speak boldly for Shere Ali's liberation and protest against the poor man being bought and sold in this way. – Mr. Isaacs by F. Marion Crawford
  6. And therefore, no sooner was the act of liberation accomplished, than the great leader turned to the task of positive legislation, the task of developing a higher moral life among his people. – The Moral Instruction of Children by Felix Adler
  7. This, then, was the meaning of his sense of liberation. – There was a King in Egypt by Norma Lorimer
  8. If the press was to be free, nothing would be so important as precisely its liberation from every coercion that could be put on it in the name of a law. – The Ego and His Own by Max Stirner
  9. But she had a big, brave idea which possessed her- the liberation of her country. – The Valley of Vision by Henry Van Dyke
  10. The quarrel had already taken place, as the Peloponnesians were by this time actually at Rhodes; and in it the original argument of Alcibiades touching the liberation of all the towns by the Lacedaemonians had been verified by the declaration of Lichas that it was impossible to submit to a convention which made the King master of all the states at any former time ruled by himself or by his fathers. – The History of the Peloponnesian War by Thucydides
  11. On the 26th of the same month, he received the thanks of both houses of parliament for the liberation of Portugal. – Maxims And Opinions Of Field-Marshal His Grace The Duke Of Wellington, Selected From His Writings And Speeches During A Public Life Of More Than Half A Century by Arthur Wellesley, Duke of Wellington
  12. Every individual must be animated with this courage; must regard himself as chosen by Providence to commence the task of liberation. – NAPOLEON AND BLUCHER by L. Muhlbach
  13. The series of events which followed Bonaparte's invasion of Egypt extinguished the hope of the liberation of Greece by the French Republic. – History of Modern Europe 1792-1878 by C. A. Fyffe
  14. But lay on my coffin a sword; for I was a brave soldier in the Liberation War of humanity." – Selections from the Prose Works of Matthew Arnold by Matthew Arnold
  15. Buddhism, with its contempt for temporal affairs, treating life as a mere burden, and the soul's liberation from existence as the end and object of meditative devotion, must have imported a new and disturbing element into the utilitarian philosophies of ancient China. – Studies in Literature and History by Sir Alfred Comyn Lyall
  16. In great anxiety and expectation we await the newspapers, the day following his liberation; we scan the pages closely. – Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist by Alexander Berkman
  17. He had, however, much money, and on his liberation he settled in Florence, presented a true finger of John the Baptist to the Baptistery, and arranged in return for his bones to repose in that sanctuary. – A Wanderer in Florence by E. V. Lucas
  18. The project of Alexander Berkman's liberation was on hand. – Anarchism and Other Essays by Emma Goldman
  19. Her furtive cordiality was charming as she hurriedly gave and withdrew a hand in joy for his liberation. – Kincaid's Battery by George W. Cable