Usage examples for wrongs

  1. Rousseau in friendly sympathy went to see him; they embraced, and old wrongs were forgotten until new arose. – Rousseau Volumes I. and II. by John Morley
  2. Real fighting would surely have come of it, and we of Mountjoy outnumbered three to one, had not the King sent messengers to Teramore and Mountjoy also, commanding all of us to cease from any violence in the quarrel till his men could report to him the rights and wrongs of it. – Cedric, the Forester by Bernard Gay Marshall
  3. The resolution formed after listening to the history of old Mingo's wrongs was pretty severely tested by a residence in Philadelphia. – Isaac T. Hopper by L. Maria Child
  4. " Haco's fears are childish, my brother," said Wolnoth, " and he wrongs the Duke." – Harold, Complete The Last Of The Saxon Kings by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  5. Silence has its part in our fight and many times the cause has been lost because of failure to observe it, but it is not silence in respect to wrongs. – The Negro and the elective franchise. A Series Of Papers And A Sermon (The American Negro Academy. Occasional Papers, No. 11.) by Archibald H. Grimké, Charles C. Cook, John Hope, John L. Love, Kelly Miller, and Rev. Frank J. Grimké
  6. This it was, more even than the story of the wrongs endured, which had its effect on the public. – The Trade Union Woman by Alice Henry
  7. Oh, do not make me talk of my grief and my wrongs! – Foul Play by Charles Reade Dion Boucicault
  8. Gardiner now saw his Romanising party once more in a position to revenge their wrongs when there was no longer any Henry to stand between them and their enemies. – The World's Greatest Books, Vol XI. by Edited by Arthur Mee and J.A. Hammerton
  9. Great Heaven, that any should think that the wrongs of a lifetime could be forgiven in an hour! – Chippinge Borough by Stanley J. Weyman
  10. Besides, it's simply sentimental, when there are real wrongs to fight about. – The Freelands by John Galsworthy
  11. Saint- Pol sent her letters full of love and duty, enthusiastic, breathing full arms against her wrongs. – The Life and Death of Richard Yea-and-Nay by Maurice Hewlett
  12. But how can we prevent those produced by the wrongs of other nations? – Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson
  13. She had meant to be cold and dignified throughout the conversation, but the sense of her wrongs was beginning to be too much for her. – The Man Upstairs and Other Stories by P. G. Wodehouse
  14. But they hev their wrongs. – The U.P. Trail by Zane Grey
  15. They had always attributed their wrongs to the nobility, who, they believed, had cheated them out of their land and their rights under the Emancipation Act. – A Short History of Russia by Mary Platt Parmele
  16. " I honestly think we did care about the rights and wrongs- we in England," said Naylor. – The Secret of the Tower by Hope, Anthony
  17. You speak of wrongs to the People. – Temporal Power by Marie Corelli
  18. He says he is innocent, there are no secret wrongs in his life; and he wishes that he might find some way by which he could come into the presence of the great Ruler of the universe, and openly plead his cause. – Our Unitarian Gospel by Minot Savage
  19. Person after person was accused; wrongs and misfortunes ten or even twenty years old were remembered, and charged to this person or that. – This Country Of Ours by H. E. Marshall Author: Henrietta Elizabeth Marshall
  20. His mind was full of Orley Farm and his wrongs, and he could bring himself to think of nothing else; but he could no longer talk about it to the attorney sitting there in his study. – Orley Farm by Anthony Trollope