against the aggressions

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  • It is clear also that a barrier was erected against the aggressions of Austria. Cited from Beacon Lights of History, Volume VIII, by John Lord
  • They asked a man by the name of Draco to provide them with a set of laws that would protect the poor against the aggressions of the rich. Cited from The Story of Mankind, by Hendrik van Loon
  • I hoped that in him I should find a refuge against the aggressions, the villainy, and the wiles of my enemy! Cited from The Youth of the Great Elector, by L. Muhlbach
  • A coalition of the States of Europe was formed against the aggressions of Louis XIV. Cited from The War and Democracy, by Seton-Watson, Wilson, Zimmern and Greenwood
  • But the little state has had to fight for its life against the aggressions of its western rival Bornu and its eastern neighbor Darfur. Cited from Influences of Geographic Environment, by Ellen Churchill Semple
  • As political unity and power grow, the citizens need less often protection against foreign foes, and they need more often, relatively, defense against the aggressions of some of their own countrymen. Cited from Modern Economic Problems, Economics Vol. II, by Frank Albert Fetter
  • He engaged in these wars, in part, for the purpose of extending the boundaries of his empire, and in part for self-defense against the aggressions and encroachments of other powers. Cited from Cleopatra, by Jacob Abbott
  • They had governed well: they had built up the credit of the country; they had taken a dignified and effective stand against the aggressions both of England and of France. Cited from Formation of the Union, by Albert Bushnell Hart
  • Here it is that the lordly Emperor Goose is probably making his last stand on the American continent against the aggressions of the destructive white race. Cited from The Bird Study Book, by Thomas Gilbert Pearson
  • The Massachusetts legislature was dissolved by order of the king, because it had sent a circular-letter to other colonies inviting common action against the aggressions of Parliament. Cited from The Land We Live In, by Henry Mann
  • At the close of the sixteenth century, the Dutch had been forced to resort to military defences to protect themselves against the aggressions of the Spaniards. Cited from Elements of Military Art and Science, by Henry Wager Halleck
  • Everywhere now there is a state of things, a degree of alarm and apprehension, and determination to fight, as they regard it, against the aggressions of the North. Cited from American Eloquence, Volume II (of 4), by Various
  • His triumph was a rebuke to Mr. Corwin for his abandonment of the advanced position which he had taken against the aggressions of the slave power. Cited from Twenty Years of Congress, Vol. 1 (of 2), by James Gillespie Blaine
  • Governor Dongan did all in his power to defend the interests of the province against the aggressions of the crown, and to secure some degree of self-government for those who bore the burdens of government. Cited from The Land We Live In, by Henry Mann
  • Current events have brought China before the world as one of the really great powers, and one which in time will be able not only to defend herself against the aggressions of other nations but will be perfectly able to take the offensive should occasion require. Cited from The Bay State Monthly, Volume 3, No. 6, by Various
  • The tenure of a great French fief by the brother of the English king was a fresh security against the aggressions of the kings of France and Sicily. Cited from The History of England, by T.F. Tout
  • And when necessity ultimately drove them to join in the close bond of the present United States, their constitution was planned less for union than for the protection of each suspicious State against the aggressions of the others. Cited from Great Events by Famous Historians, Vol. 21, Editor: Charles F. Horne
  • In short, it planted the seed which flowered and fruited in a political party, around which the nation was to gather for defence against the aggressions of the slave power. Cited from The Grimke Sisters, by Catherine H. Birney
  • The men who framed the Constitution were well advised when they sought to preserve the integrity of the states as a barrier against the aggressions and tyranny of the majority acting through a centralized power. Cited from Our Changing Constitution, by Charles Pierson
  • We require, I said, a protection that the polite world of Great Britain does not now afford us against the aggressions of the knave, the fool, and the brute. Cited from Adventures Harry Richmond by Meredith, v7
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