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Usage examples for opposed

  1. And Dora was not half so much opposed to Tom as Annie is to this unfortunate, nice, pleasant young doctor. – A Houseful of Girls by Sarah Tytler
  2. The early Church fathers opposed it. – A Text-Book of the History of Painting by John C. Van Dyke
  3. The interest of the individual cannot be opposed to the interest of the State. – German Problems and Personalities by Charles Sarolea
  4. I do not believe that Napoleon himself, with all his energy, and all his diligence, and all his intelligence, would have thought it possible to conduct a great war to which his Minister of War was opposed. – Correspondence & Conversations of Alexis de Tocqueville with Nassau William Senior from 1834 to 1859, Vol. 2 by Alexis de Tocqueville
  5. On the 17th Mr. Smith came on board the Victory, being desired by Count Rosen to inquire whether, in the event of differences between Sweden and Norway, the hostile measures of Sweden would be opposed by Sir James, to which he replied that he was not authorised to make any opposition to such an attack, but that he did not consider himself justified in supporting it without having instructions from Government; at the same time Sir James received information by an officer who had been some time a prisoner at Christian Sand, representing that place as open to an attack in order to capture the merchant vessels therein, as well as the flotilla. – Memoirs and Correspondence of Admiral Lord de Saumarez. Vol II by Sir John Ross
  6. Augustin, who opposed this, had to give in to the crowd. – Saint Augustin by Louis Bertrand
  7. 9 to a final g as opposed to the English ear, and to two different ways in which it is got rid of, viz. – Surnames as a Science by Robert Ferguson
  8. War with France they bitterly opposed, but were powerless to prevent. – Union and Democracy by Allen Johnson
  9. I am opposed to the marriage, it's true; and you know why." – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  10. 8, 9, are alike opposed to it. – Christology of the Old Testament: And a Commentary on the Messianic Predictions, v. 1 by Ernst Wilhelm Hengstenberg
  11. Being heavy infantry opposed to light troops, before they could get to close quarters the enemy's word of command sounded " Retire!" – Hellenica by Xenophon
  12. It was put forward by some who opposed the movement, that the old themselves would not like it. – The Fixed Period by Anthony Trollope
  13. They in their turn opposed this, saying there was no need of so much hurry. – The Memoirs of Louis XIV., His Court and The Regency, Complete by Duc de Saint-Simon
  14. They opposed him in every point he proposed. – The Lives of the Poets of Great Britain and Ireland (1753),Vol. V. by Theophilus Cibber
  15. The wind opposed them. – The Silent Places by Steward Edward White
  16. " It seems to be a question between what I think best for my daughter as opposed to what you think best- for yourself," observed Adelaide. – The Happiest Time of Their Lives by Alice Duer Miller
  17. I'm opposed to leaving it in their hands one hour,- them's my sentiments! – The Marrow of Tradition by Charles W. Chesnutt
  18. Mr. Ault never expressed his opinion of Mr. Mavick, but it became more and more apparent that their interests were opposed. – That Fortune by Charles Dudley Warner Last Updated: February 22, 2009
  19. We shall not breakfast today, the elements are opposed to it. – Bohemians of the Latin Quarter by Henry Murger
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