How To Use Usurper In A Sentence

  • December 2, 1668—Theatre Royal The Usurper, by Ned Howard—another playwrighting Howard boy Exit the Actress
  • The usurper took power by force.
  • Does the specter of someone who knowingly is ineligible to run for this office becomes president, or an usurper takes rein of our government disturb you? Barack Obama appeal "rejected", really?
  • Pointedly, the book vilifies the usurper Eve but saves its most caustic bitchiness for the bland dilettante-housewife Karen.
  • And now, what he's calling the usurper in the White House via Hussein Obama is the recipient of his prayers. CNN Transcript Jun 12, 2009
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  • His daughter Elizabeth made it treason to declare her a heretic or usurper.
  • As a member of the Confederation's forces, I'm obligated to root out usurpers and traitors to the government.
  • The hasty retreat of Constantius might be justified by weighty reasons; but he resigned, without a struggle, the possession of Gaul; and Dardanus, the Praetorian praefect, is recorded as the only magistrate who refused to yield obedience to the usurper. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire
  • February 15th, 2010 at 11: 06 pm dbadass says: usurper is a good one … Think Progress » Fox News Scolds WellPoint Rate Hike, Not For Hurting Consumers, But For Energizing Health Reform Advocates
  •       By two usurpers, sin – defiled —     An evil path of woe and bane! antistrophe 1 The Choephori
  • After suffering each variety of insult and torture, his head was severed from his body, the mangled trunk was cast into the flames, and the same treatment was inflicted on the statues of the vain usurper, and the seditious banner of the green faction. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire
  • The usurper took power by force.
  • If so, I did not want to know it, and my rival, the usurper, would not have a name. A DEATH IN THE FAMILY
  • For instance, while he states that there are instances when tyrannicide is justified (for example against tyrannical usurpers), killing a prince presumed to be a tyrant is forbidden if ‘the prince is an absolute sovereign.’
  • She said: ‘We always used to feel like usurpers at those dos.’
  • Yet it's the far more numerous black farm workers who've suffered most as their jobs disappeared, the land usurpers - primarily government and "parastatal" officials, Zimbabwe's cronies - hopelessly inexperienced at commercial farming. Thestar.com - Home Page
  • England's fierce wars for civil liberty laid her and her unfortunate assistant prostrate beneath the feet of an ironhearted usurper and despot. Sketches of North Carolina, Historical and Biographical, Illustrative of the Principles of a Portion of Her Early Settlers
  • Shakespeare’s later play about Richard III, which cast the Plantagenet king as a scheming hunchbacked usurper who murdered his nephews, the Princes in the Tower, so he could steal their throne for himself. Vanora Bennett - An interview with author
  • Among the rarest copper coins was one of Carausius (our English Carew), with two heads on it symbolling the ambition of our native usurper to assert empire.
  • HE would not have to endure the agony of breaking loose from the cold grasp of the grave to come back to life and find his name slandered, and his vacant place filled up by a usurper. Vendetta: a story of one forgotten
  • And this little boy usurper and his regent mother will not restore a thing.
  • Alone among the usurpers of the 15th century, he was fortunate to have slain his childless predecessor in battle.
  • The French Revolution soon ensued, and though the nobleman kept his head, he never got his patent: not from the republic, not from Napoleon (a “usurper” to whom the legitimist de Jouffroy would not even apply for a patent), not from the restored Bourbon monarchy and not from citizen-king Louis Philippe. 1783: De Jouffrey’s Pyroscaphe « Skid Roche
  • They drew him into an alliance to remove Henry from the English throne as a usurper.
  • Scaptius, an old babbler at assemblies? that Scaptius would be rendered distinguished by this statue: that the Roman people would assume the character of a usurper and intercepter of the claims of others. The History of Rome, Books 01 to 08
  • The rightful heir was Huascar; the usurper was his half-brother Atahualpa. One River
  • They'd have nothing left on which to point the finger at those godless evil pagan usurpers, no way to exploit the issue and make people afraid.
  • Up, now, my friends, to the palace of the czar, where these usurpers dwell and inflict upon you the shame of calling a cradled infant your emperor. The Daughter of an Empress
  • These at last obtained an interdict from the usurper Smerdis the Magian (called Artaxerxes in Ezr Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible
  • If matters continue as they have, and usurpers raise forces in Ebra or Neserea, we may need to raise more armsmen and lancers, and that will require raising the liedgeld. The Shadow Sorceress
  • Procopius, writing more than a century later records that ‘The Romans were no longer able to recover Britain, which from that time on continued to be ruled by tyrants [i.e. usurpers]’.
  • But unfortunately the expulsion of James II, which he called his "abdication," compelled him to use all reserve, to shuffle and to tergiversate, in order to avoid making William out a usurper. The Social Contract
  • To the delight of many, Gary correctly spelled "palisade" as the rest of the competitors, in a tense tie-breaker, fell by the wayside stumbling over words such as "usurper", "purloin" and nst online
  • And the usurper is a little known agency that has blissfully slipped the bonds of reason and floated into the chasm of ludicrous self-delusion. Will Durst: The Clueless Cup
  • Such vain ceremony is a thin disguise of rebellion, nor are there perhaps any personal wrongs that can authorize a subject to take arms against his sovereign: but the want of preparation and success may confirm the assurance of the usurper, that this decisive step was the effect of necessity rather than of choice. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire
  • There will be no freedom in the country, properly speaking, until that Northern usurper is tossed out of the place he occupies. Daisy in the Field
  • a council of German bishops at Worms, "who denounced the Pope as a usurper, a simonist, a murderer, a worshipper of the Devil, and pronounced upon him the empty sentence of a deposition. Beacon Lights of History
  • That is how the usurpers get away with liberticide — incrementalism, at least until their control grid is completely in place. The Volokh Conspiracy » Obscenity Conviction for Adult-to-Adult Noncommercial E-mail About (Fantasy) Sex With Children:
  • He and his friends, pursuing “a nobler destiny,” felt “no disposition to truckle to the petty usurper, who came into power against the wishes of the great men of his own party, and whose personal character was unworthy of the favor of the meanest minion that shouted in his train.” A Country of Vast Designs
  • Ah, she shall accustom herself to recognize me, whom she calls a usurper, as emperor, and peer of other sovereigns. Napoleon and the Queen of Prussia
  • The Gnostics thought that the God worshiped by most Christians was a demiurge or usurper.
  • As Exton offers the usurper, now King Henry IV, the body of the dead king he lays claim to a reward for regicide.
  • It encouraged the adherents of this house to attribute to it an almost regal dignity, and to intimate more and more plainly its claim upon the throne of France, as descended through the Dukes of Lorraine from Charlemagne -- a title superior to that of the Valois, who could trace their origin to no higher source than the usurper Hugh Capet. The Rise of the Hugenots, Vol. 1 (of 2)
  • renegade supporters of the usurper
  • The scene, so highly interesting to those who witnessed it, was to him insupportable, and he had left the room in agony, bitterly inveighing against his own folly, for having suffered it to take place, and secretly denouncing future vengeance upon the usurper of his rights, for so he basely termed the artless Yamboo. Yamboo; or, the North American Slave
  • It aims to block domestic usurpers or foreign aggressors from establishing illegitimate rule over the attacked society.
  • The Gnostics thought that the God worshiped by most Christians was a demiurge or usurper.
  • Cantrell was clearly another who regarded him as a usurper. PASSION IN THE PEAK
  • Among the rarest copper coins was one of Carausius (our English Carew), with two heads on it symbolling the ambition of our native usurper to assert empire over East as well as West, and among more treasure-trove was a unique gold coin of Veric, ” the Bericus of Tacitus; as also the rare contents of a subterranean potter's oven, preserved to our day, and yielding several whole vases. My Life as an Author
  • By the end of 406, Britain had created no less than three usurpers.
  • He had been imprisoned after being reprieved from a death sentence handed down by General Victoriano Huerta, the usurper who would overthrow Francisco Madero in February 1913. Pancho Villa as a German Agent...
  • No, they would not let themselves fall under some cruel tyrannical usurper.
  • With only eight marines, a Navy midshipman, and 100 mercenaries, Eaton left Alexandria, Egypt, to restore Hamet Karamanli to the throne of Tripoli and overthrow his usurper brother.
  • Besides, between friends, I, who know the world, can see that half this prodigious delicacy for the little usurper is the mere result of self-interest; for, while her affairs are hushed up, Sir John's, you know, are kept from being brought further to light. Evelina: or, The History of a Young Lady's Entrance Into the World
  • Indirectly, the usurper is funding my ambitions. posted by Lisa at 8: 58 PM Archive 2007-10-01
  • Pepin the usurper gave, or was able to give, the exarchate of A Philosophical Dictionary
  • Many said that the present Morjin was only a sorcerer or usurper who had taken on the most terrible name in history. THE LIGHTSTONE: BOOK ONE, PART ONE OF THE EA CYCLE
  • When that happens, the usurper proceeds systematically to execute the now defenseless larvae before it deposits its own eggs in the gall.
  • A word floated to his mind, usurper, but he did not truly believe such a thing would happen. The Shattering
  • A 5th Century AD dynastic drama was played out here, centred on a usurper of the throne named Kasyapa - the tale of regicide and revenge is equal to anything in Shakespeare.
  • Usurpers within the caliphate and the marauding Berber armies they brought in from North Africa were to blame, but for a time Cordoba was the ornament of the world.
  • This pathetic king regularly suffers bouts of insanity and is surrounded by usurpers!
  • The coin belongs to the king whose head and titles are displayed upon it; and on your heart, friend, though a usurper has tried to recoin the piece, and put his own foul image on the top of the original one, is stamped deep that you belong to the King of kings, to God Himself. Expositions of Holy Scripture Isaiah and Jeremiah
  • I have no recollection of ever having said or written the word "usurper," but if the foo s**ts, wear it. digg.com: Top News
  • Chinn ar-rms himsilf as becomes a riprisintative iv a gr-reat coort goin 'to sarve a sacred writ iv replevy on th' usurper to th 'loftiest or wan iv th' loftiest jobs that th 'people iv a gloryous state can donate to a citizen. Mr. Dooley's Philosophy
  • The French Revolution soon ensued, and though the nobleman kept his head, he never got his patent: not from the republic, not from Napoleon (a "usurper" to whom the legitimist de Jouffroy would not even apply for a patent), not from the restored Bourbon monarchy and not from citizen-king Louis Philippe. July 15, 1783: Marquis Invents Steamboat, Misses Esteem Boat
  • Since Innocent eventually won that rivalry and was recognized as the legitimate pope, Roger came to be painted as a usurper and a tyrant.

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