Usage examples for repeal

  1. The King, on the other hand, desired to obtain from the Parliament a revenue for life, the admission of Roman Catholics to office, and the repeal of the Habeas Corpus Act. – The History of England from the Accession of James II. Volume 1 (of 5) by Thomas Babington Macaulay
  2. Poynings' Act; repeal of. – The Constitutional History of England From 1760 to 1860 by Charles Duke Yonge
  3. High treason was extended to include making a riot and rumor, compassing or purposing to depose the King, revoking one's homage or liege to the King, or attempting to repeal a statute. – Our Legal Heritage, 4th Ed. by S. A. Reilly
  4. Repeal of Corn Bounty. – Letters of David Ricardo to Thomas Robert Malthus, 1810-1823 by David Ricardo
  5. The patriots of the present time are of immeasurably lower type than Daniel O'Connell, even when he was most zealous for Repeal of the Union. – Speeches and Addresses of H. R. H. the Prince of Wales: 1863-1888 by Edward VII
  6. The result of the widespread hostility was the attempt at the May session of 1794 to repeal the offensive law. – The Development of Religious Liberty in Connecticut by M. Louise Greene, Ph. D.
  7. In accordance with the principle which guided him throughout his administration of Canadian affairs- to give full scope to the right of the province to manage its own local concerns- he advised Lord Grey to repeal the imperial act of 1840 if he wished " to preserve the colony." – Lord Elgin by John George Bourinot
  8. A large body of men in the north believed that the repeal of the treaty would sooner or later force Canada to join the republic; and a bill was actually introduced in the house of representatives providing for her admission- a mere political straw, it is true, but showing the current of opinion in some quarters in those days. – Canada under British Rule 1760-1900 by John G. Bourinot
  9. This decision, and the repeal of the laws treating Scotland as a hostile country, proved the only result of the negotiations for union. – An Outline of the Relations between England and Scotland (500-1707) by Robert S. Rait
  10. We do recommend to you to consider of some expedient for preventing the mischievous consequences of that act, lest, upon further complaints, we be forced to repeal it. – An Historical Account Of The Rise And Progress Of The Colonies Of South Carolina And Georgia, Volume 1 by Alexander Hewatt
  11. When the courts decided the cases against the railroads, as in most cases they did, these corporations set about to secure the repeal of the laws. – The Railroad Builders A Chronicle of the Welding of the States, Volume 38 in The Chronicles of America Series by John Moody
  12. That is how they repeal them. – The Debs Decision by Scott Nearing
  13. " Now, friends, I know that you of Wisconsin would never repeal those laws even if they are to your commercial hurt, just as I am trying to get New York to adopt such laws even though it will be to New York's commercial hurt. – The Attempted Assassination of ex-President Theodore Roosevelt by Oliver Remey Henry Cochems Wheeler Bloodgood
  14. The order did not long remain in force before the Corporation decided to repeal them, but two or three years later they were revived by common consent, and ordered to continue during pleasure. – Bygone Cumberland and Westmorland by Daniel Scott
  15. They wished for something more than a simple repeal of the Act of 6 George I., and they demanded an express declaration that England would not interfere with Irish affairs. – An Illustrated History of Ireland from AD 400 to 1800 by Mary Frances Cusack
  16. It was on March 5, the very day of the Boston massacre, that Lord North, characterizing the law as " preposterous," moved the repeal of all the Townshend duties, saving, for principle's sake, that on tea alone. – Beginnings of the American People by Carl Lotus Becker
  17. At Rome, however, his influence, arguments, and eloquence were all enlisted on the side of William: and it was to the scholar of Pavia that the great Norman owed the ultimate sanction of his marriage, and the repeal of the interdict that excommunicated his realm. – Harold, Complete The Last Of The Saxon Kings by Edward Bulwer-Lytton