Usage examples for rebellion

  1. Hearn was a born rebel, and every incident of his life hitherto had goaded him into further rebellion against all constituted authority. – Lafcadio Hearn by Nina H. Kennard
  2. The war of the rebellion had commenced, 1861, when we got ready to go and see them. – The Bark Covered House or, Back in the Woods Again by William Nowlin
  3. " The men at the head of the rebellion have a great deal to answer for. – Mildred's New Daughter by Martha Finley
  4. Some were for the immediate arrest of Baruch; some were for his immediate death; some, who were opposed to rebellion, were for hearing the book read to them. – Stories of the Prophets (Before the Exile) by Isaac Landman
  5. They were thoroughly loyal during the late rebellion, and furnished a number of soldiers to the Union army. – The Indian Question (1874) by Francis A. Walker
  6. See also Rebellion of 1837, Upper Canada. – The Makers of Canada: Index and Dictionary of Canadian History by Various
  7. Shall we not stir up the people to rebellion, or draw the nobles in to join our party? – Fiesco or, The Genoese Conspiracy A Tragedy by Frederich Schiller
  8. At the approach of our troops, revolted villages returned to their duty, while Prince Galitzin defeated the usurper, and raised the siege of Orenbourg, which was the death- blow to the rebellion. – Marie by Alexander Pushkin
  9. Home Rule coming across to us from America had taken the guise of rebellion. – The Landleaguers by Anthony Trollope
  10. The new emperor was not a man of capacity, and had been driven into rebellion by his fears rather than his ambition. – The Byzantine Empire by Charles William Chadwick Oman
  11. Now Massachusetts was in an attitude of rebellion, and he realized that he had not troops enough to command the situation. – The War of Independence by John Fiske
  12. His rebellion against authority began early. – Brief History of English and American Literature by Henry A. Beers
  13. One enters into the spirit of the men who freed Italy from foreigners- it was glorious; but how much more glorious to excite a rebellion there against her own rulers! – The Crown of Life by George Gissing
  14. Party loyalty was sufficient to keep these Republicans, in most cases, from open and continued rebellion. – The United States Since The Civil War by Charles Ramsdell Lingley
  15. Now seeing the hurt which they sustained for their rebellion, they came to see what the Governor would command them, and passed to and fro many times, and brought presents of cloth and fish. – A Narrative of the expedition of Hernando de Soto into Florida published at Evora in 1557 by A Gentleman of Elvas
  16. Rebellion is not the answer." – This Crowded Earth by Robert Bloch
  17. Peace has also been restored within the Territory of Utah, which at the commencement of my Administration was in a state of open rebellion. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various