Usage examples for molestation

  1. Assure him that he may come with ten men without fear of molestation, but guarantee to him that if he comes with more than ten- and with however many more- I will fight, and keep his treasure, both!" – Rung Ho! by Talbot Mundy
  2. I am saved all further molestation from the man who had indeed no right over my freedom, but whose persecution might compel me to the scandal and disgrace of an appeal to the law for protection, and the avowal of the illegal marriage into which I was duped. – The Parisians, Book 11. by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  3. After a conference of an hour and a half; the regent in the king's name received the general and all his company under the king's protection, with perfect freedom to come on land, to buy and sell without molestation, assuring him of as great security as in his own country, to all which the other nobles gave their consent and assurance. – A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Vol. VIII. by Robert Kerr
  4. Price, or either of them, at any time prior to or on the 12th day of June, 1861, visit St. Louis for the purpose of such interview, they and each of them shall be free from molestation or arrest on account of any charges pending against them, or either of them, on the part of the United States, during their journey to St. Louis and their return from St Louis to Jefferson City. – The Struggle for Missouri by John McElroy
  5. H. Burton, Attorney- General of the Cape Colony, reports, after visiting the Transkei, that in that great reserve, where ten thousand Europeans are surrounded by a million Natives, the molestation of white women is a thing unheard of. – Native-Life-in-South-Africa by Plaatje, Sol (Solomon Tshekisho)
  6. The artillery, of which we had now ten pieces in the field, though at present attached to the left column, was designed to act as circumstances and the nature of the ground would permit; whilst the dragoons, few of whom had as yet provided themselves with horses, were appointed to guard the hospitals, and to secure the wounded from any sudden surprise or molestation from the rear. – The Campaigns of the British Army at Washington and New Orleans 1814-1815 by G. R. Gleig
  7. It was evident, indeed, that he did not, for he had a great many Mohammedans in his dominions, and he allowed them to live there without molestation. – Genghis Khan, Makers of History Series by Jacob Abbott
  8. Glancing to the right, however, I was encouraged to see the progress that had been made by the troops detailed for the assault on Copped Hall and Obelisk Fort, and seeing this, it occurred to me that it was not intended to push the central attack on Epping home before its flank had been secured from molestation from this direction. – The Invasion by William Le Queux
  9. Article 7. All persons who held property in the Transvaal on the 8th day of August, 1881, and still hold the same, will continue to enjoy the rights of property which they have enjoyed since the 12th April, 1877. No person who has remained loyal to Her Majesty during the late hostilities shall suffer any molestation by reason of his loyalty; or be liable to any criminal prosecution or civil action for any part taken in connection with such hostilities; and all such persons will have full liberty to reside in the country, with enjoyment of all civil rights, and protection for their persons and property. – Boer Politics by Yves Guyot
  10. After this I continued to travel on without molestation, only from the monkies who were here so plentiful that oftentimes I saw them in large droves; sometimes I run from them, as if afraid of them, they would then follow, grin, and chatter at me, and when they got near I would turn, and they would run from me back into the woods, and climb the trees to get out of my way. – American Prisoners of the Revolution by Danske Dandridge
  11. The schooner was cleared of her assailants, who did not dare to renew the attack; and on the following morning she sailed for the fort, which she reached without molestation. – The Conspiracy of Pontiac and the Indian War after the Conquest of Canada by Francis Parkman
  12. At her first coming thither, after the Indian merchants were set ashore, the captain and his men were very jealous of the people of that place, by reason the English never had any commerce or dealing with them; but after they had been there twenty days, going ashore and returning again at pleasure, without any molestation, they began to lay aside all suspicious thoughts of the people that dwelt thereabouts, who had kindly entertained them for their money. – The Life, Adventures & Piracies of the Famous Captain Singleton by Daniel Defoe
  13. After this proof of his determination and valour, the English made peace with him, and permitted him to retain his own dominions without further molestation. – An Illustrated History of Ireland from AD 400 to 1800 by Mary Frances Cusack
  14. After riding for some time at a distance from the waggon we once more joined them, hoping that we should be able to proceed without molestation. – In the Wilds of Africa by W.H.G. Kingston
  15. I claim then a divorce, and the liberty of enjoying, free from molestation, the fortune left to me by a relation, who was well aware of the character of the man with whom I had to contend. – Maria The Wrongs of Woman by Mary Wollstonecraft