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Usage examples for revocation

  1. At length, the revocation of the edict of Nantes completed this work of despotism. – History of the French Revolution from 1789 to 1814 by F. A. M. Miguet
  2. The day after our arrival, the owner came in tears to entreat of his Majesty a revocation of the fatal decree which put her son outside the protection of the law; the Emperor did all he could to reassure her, but he could promise her nothing, as the order was general. – The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton
  3. The Moors, hounded out of Spain, took with them their arts and handicrafts- as the Huguenots from France after the revocation of the Edict of Nantes- and though for a while the light of Spain burnt very brightly, the light borrowed from Moordom, the oil jar was broken and the lamp flickered out. – The Land of The Blessed Virgin; Sketches and Impressions in Andalusia by William Somerset Maugham
  4. Fines, possibly jail or prison sentence and lifetime revocation of driving privileges. – Code Three by Rick Raphael
  5. These rights were endeavoured to be shaken by the revocation of the edict of Nantes in 1685- not however before the Jesuits had been striving to warp the feelings of the latter in favour of the former. – A Bibliographical, Antiquarian and Picturesque Tour in France and Germany, Volume Two by Thomas Frognall Dibdin
  6. Even should the owner of land sell, the sale would not operate as a revocation to one to remove trees that he had already cut under a contract of sale and removal. – Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman by Albert Sidney Bolles
  7. The Will is not an appendix to the Rule of 1223, it is almost its revocation. – Life of St. Francis of Assisi by Paul Sabatier
  8. Or, do you wish to prepare them for the revocation of these improvident concessions? – The American Union Speaker by John D. Philbrick
  9. After his proclamation as king at Oere- thing, and the revocation of the interdict, he was undisputed master of the land; and the star of the Baglers seemed forever to have set. – The Story of Norway by Hjalmar H. Boyesen
  10. I have never heard a more vicious revocation of a pledged word than I have heard this evening. – The Unlearned by Raymond F. Jones
  11. Notwithstanding the revocation of the patent, the federal execution, and the repeal of the constitution, one thing more is wanted, and Schleswig is about to be invaded. – Selected-Speeches-on-British-Foreign-Policy-1738-1914 by Jones, Edgar R. (Edgar Rees), Sir
  12. Even the supporters of the Administration became uneasy as months passed without any formal edict of revocation. – Union and Democracy by Allen Johnson
  13. The magnificent establishment of Saint- Cyr, followed closely upon the revocation of the edict of Nantes. – The Memoirs of Louis XIV., Volume 10 And His Court and of The Regency by Duc de Saint-Simon
  14. A considerable number of American vessels which were in England when the revocation of the orders in council took place were laden with British manufactures under an erroneous impression that the non- importation act would immediately cease to operate, and have arrived in the United States. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
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