Usage examples for sequestration

  1. The luxurious sense of mental exclusiveness and self- sequestration is made doubly complete by the contrast! – Peter Ibbetson by George Du Maurier
  2. It is in vain I represent that, before the sequestration of emigrant property, I had remitted the imposts they had ceased to pay; that I had collected no rent; that I had had recourse to no process. – A Tale of Two Cities A Story of the French Revolution by Charles Dickens
  3. It is only so long as the projected pecuniary inroad is conceived as a simple sequestration of wealth in hand, that such a characterisation can be made to serve. – An Inquiry Into The Nature Of Peace And The Terms Of Its Perpetuation by Thorstein Veblen
  4. My very sequestration of the papers may excite Salome's suspicions. – The Lost Lady of Lone by E.D.E.N. Southworth
  5. This official then took medical advice about the sick person, and if the leprosy was certified ordered the sequestration of the invalid. – The Story of Rouen by Sir Theodore Andrea Cook
  6. The second cause was the exactions of the tithemongers, who were described by this English writer as " harpies who squeezed out the very vitals of the people, and by process, citation, and sequestration, dragged from them the little which the landlord had left them." – An Illustrated History of Ireland from AD 400 to 1800 by Mary Frances Cusack
  7. All our movements in the year 1610 against the attempted sequestration under Leopold were to carry out that purpose. – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley
  8. He did not altogether approve of what had been done, but repealed the Acts of sequestration, thus putting the inhabitants in good spirits for the expected invasion. – The West Indies and the Spanish Main [1899] by James Rodway
  9. This reverie naturally brought to his mind his father's death, the burning of his property, and its sequestration. – The Children of the New Forest by Captain Marryat
  10. He likewise renewed the frivolous proposition that the Emperor should hold all the provinces in sequestration until the question of rightful sovereignty should be decided. – The Life of John of Barneveld, 1609-15, Volume I. by John Lothrop Motley Last Updated: February 7, 2009