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Usage examples for toleration

  1. He had not the magic of Constantine's name behind him, and was prevented by Valentinian's toleration from buying support with the spoils of the temples. – The Arian Controversy by H. M. Gwatkin
  2. And a few weeks later the Advocate and the whole party of toleration found themselves, as is so apt to be the case, between two fires. – The Life of John of Barneveld, 1609-15, Volume I. by John Lothrop Motley Last Updated: February 7, 2009
  3. I would acknowledge, too, in anticipation, any kindly toleration my readers may extend to me for the many shortcomings, of which I am dismally conscious, arising from the hasty preparation of this volume. – The Siege of Mafeking (1900) by J. Angus Hamilton
  4. This was the only instance of toleration that Duigenan was ever known to show. – The Commercial Restraints of Ireland by John Hely Hutchinson
  5. The principle of toleration, to which the world has come so slowly, is at once the most just and the most wise of all principles. – Select Speeches of Daniel Webster by Daniel Webster
  6. Looking back, as I am able to do, to the days when there was no toleration for an alien faith; when even Christian burial for the " heretic" was quite a new thing, and living people could tell of the indignities heaped on the corpse of any unlucky English man or woman who died in " Catholic" Spain; when to have omitted, or even hesitated about, any of the religious actions imposed by the Church would have exposed one to gross insult, and perhaps injury; the progress towards enlightened toleration of the opinions of others seems to have been remarkable. – Spanish Life in Town and Country by L. Higgin and Eugène E. Street
  7. Some were astonished that philosophers who differed in their religious opinions should communicate among themselves with so much toleration. – Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 3 (of 3) by Isaac Disraeli
  8. Even Lady Janet's large toleration had its limits. – The New Magdalen by Wilkie Collins
  9. School tightened her lips; much of it, indeed, put a look of hopeless toleration in her eyes, but the big, silent woods quickly healed her mind; in them she found the full life. – She Buildeth Her House by Will Comfort
  10. The Bishop tells me he thinks that the great business of Toleration will not, notwithstanding this talk, be carried this Parliament; nor for the King's taking away the Deans' and Chapters' lands to supply his wants, they signifying little to him, if he had them, for his present service. – Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete Transcribed From The Shorthand Manuscript In The Pepysian Library Magdalene College Cambridge By The Rev. Mynors Bright by Samuel Pepys Commentator: Lord Braybrooke
  11. I have no doubt that in every essential this is better than that, in manners, in morality, in charity and toleration, in education and religion. – The Complete Essays of C. D. Warner by Charles Dudley Warner
  12. France, which for almost a century had led Europe in the principle and practice of religious toleration, was henceforth reactionary. – A Political and Social History of Modern Europe V.1. by Carlton J. H. Hayes
  13. The circumstances which led up to and enforced the passage of the Toleration Act were many and varied. – The Development of Religious Liberty in Connecticut by M. Louise Greene, Ph. D.
  14. There was, however, little toleration in his heart at this hour as he lay staring at the photograph, and then suddenly looked round the room he had made so beautiful for himself. – Christopher Hibbault, Roadmaker by Marguerite Bryant
  15. But the indispensable necessity of a certain permanent church establishment, for the good of the state, required that toleration should not be extended to an equality.... – A Short History of English Liberalism by Walter Lyon Blease
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