Usage examples for repudiation

  1. There was to be no repudiation or readjustment of debts on the ground of inability to pay. – The Critical Period of American History by John Fiske
  2. If this form is used by these frauds, it is with the deliberate intention of repudiation, the possibility of payment being also destroyed by the floods of the stuff turned out. – The Red Conspiracy by Joseph J. Mereto
  3. He lifted his hand, and looked at the half crown gleaming on his palm; then, with a sudden poise of his body, and a sudden fierce action of his arm, he sent the coin, swift with his heart's repudiation, across the sands into the tide. – Malcolm by George MacDonald
  4. There was a nominal repudiation of Borriel's act and a promise was made to inflict punishment upon 'those who have offended, ' but no punishment was inflicted upon anybody. – Our War with Spain for Cuba's Freedom by Trumbull White
  5. Gandhi has sound economic and cultural reasons for encouraging the revival of cottage industries, but he does not counsel a fanatical repudiation of all modern progress. – Autobiography of a YOGI by Paramhansa Yogananda
  6. This is all quite consistent with an utter repudiation of a hard and fast " faculty" education. – Literature in the Elementary School by Porter Lander MacClintock
  7. He did not look back, and when he had passed out of hearing, she repeated her words with a passionate repudiation of the thing he had suggested, " I'm not, Abel! – The Miller Of Old Church by Ellen Glasgow
  8. We therefore look for some other interpretation of our actions, and regard our friends as very unjust when they refuse to be convinced by our repudiation of what we hold to be a calumny. –  by
  9. It seemed- but this may have been fancy- that there was a kindlier expression in his eyes after the emphatio repudiation of friendship with Albert. – Hyacinth 1906 by George A. Birmingham
  10. Third: The repudiation of the rebel debt and the assumption of the proper proportion of the national debts and obligations. – The Struggle between President Johnson and Congress over Reconstruction by Charles Ernest Chadsey
  11. It was more than bravado, more than repudiation of the cowards who hesitated at the onward step. – Country Neighbors by Alice Brown
  12. We have the right to require this repudiation of their debt, because the money represented by that debt was one of the weapons with which they carried on the war against the Government of the United States. – History of the Thirty-Ninth Congress of the United States by Wiliam H. Barnes
  13. 100 which would be due from you in case of repudiation. – Tales of Bengal by S. B. Banerjea
  14. The religious world forgot the indignation at his repudiation of Adam in the refuge it found from absolute atheism in his affirmation of a Supreme Intelligence, as Creator of all things, though to theological contentions he never gave the slightest consideration. – The Autobiography of a Journalist, Volume I by William James Stillman
  15. Erasmus's hesitation in those days between the repudiation and the approbation of Luther is not discreditable to him. – Erasmus and the Age of Reformation by Johan Huizinga
  16. He knew that she would assume the stacks of underwear to be a repudiation of what he was. – An Apostate: Nawin of Thais by Steven Sills
  17. His passionate repudiation of her had been a cardinal article of his faith. – The Fortunate Youth by William J. Locke
  18. Then, as if to mitigate his too feeble repudiation of the suspicion, he went on reproachfully: Really, Eva, you must not think such things of Frank. – Footsteps of Fate by Louis Couperus
  19. The proposed Bill does not contain any specific provision giving power to the Irish administration, in the case of local repudiation, to make the counties in which repudiation had taken place repay to the Irish Treasury such sums as they had been forced to pay to the Imperial Treasury. – The New Irish Constitution by J. H. Morgan
  20. After her repudiation by Antony, Octavia and her children also came to reside at the Domus Augustana; and there lived also the little Julia, the daughter of Scribonia and Octavius. – Roman Women Woman: In All Ages and in All Countries, Volume 2 (of 10) by Alfred Brittain