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Usage examples for tyrant

  1. Am I a tyrant, an absolute master? – Child of a Century, v3 by Alfred de Musset
  2. Her father may be a tyrant, but she is an angel." – The Squire's Daughter by Silas K(itto) Hocking
  3. And he plays the tyrant, does he?" – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  4. I don't think I'm playing the tyrant with you now. – Entire PG Edition of The Works of William Dean Howells by William Dean Howells
  5. The philosophers were considered, and probably justly so, a menace to the government of the tyrant. – Roman Women Woman: In All Ages and in All Countries, Volume 2 (of 10) by Alfred Brittain
  6. My employer, though an old tyrant, did put me to all kinds of work. – From Crow-Scaring to Westminster; an Autobiography by George Edwards M.P., O.B.E.
  7. The tyrant is dead! – Fiesco or, The Genoese Conspiracy A Tragedy by Frederich Schiller
  8. I don't at all wish to act the tyrant to you. – An Eye for an Eye by Anthony Trollope
  9. I would not be surprised if she should shout to- night into the ears of the tyrant, and, by her words, awaken him from his slumber." – NAPOLEON AND BLUCHER by L. Muhlbach
  10. " She certainly must be glad, then, to be freed from such a tyrant," said Aunt Lucy. – Vicky Van by Carolyn Wells
  11. Or do you really hope for any good from the tyrant who has made this house what you now see it?" – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  12. Since you are a good Mussulman, wait patiently till the divine justice shall have struck this tyrant: the time is not far distant, for the measure of his iniquity is full. – Eastern Tales by Many Story Tellers by Various
  13. The true piety which is revealed in his prayer, the courage shown by his daring to appear with sad face in the presence of the absolute tyrant who ruled the Eastern world, and his tact in winning the king's consent to his departure indicate that he was a man of rare energy and ability. – The Makers and Teachers of Judaism by Charles Foster Kent
  14. 12. The triple Tyrant. – Minor Poems by Milton by John Milton
  15. I'm not going to be a tyrant. – Little Lord Fauntleroy by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  16. " But this business isn't run from the office," replied Hiram, with a gentle smile that to the young man looked like the sneer of a tyrant. – The Second Generation by David Graham Phillips
  17. Now what must such a character do when required, under penalty of death, by a brutal tyrant whose power is absolute, to hit an apple on his son's head? – The Life and Works of Friedrich Schiller by Calvin Thomas
  18. Or another perhaps has fallen alive into the hands of the tyrant against whom he fought. – The Country Doctor by Honore de Balzac
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