aggressions upon

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  • In that capacity for aggression upon other classes lies the essential driving force of modern affairs. Cited from The New Machiavelli, by H. G. Wells
  • In recent years we have given Germany every assurance that no aggression upon her would receive any support from us. Cited from New York Times Current History: The European War, May 1915, V. 2, No. 2
  • They contemplate no aggression upon the rights or the character of individuals. Cited from Secret Band of Brothers, by Jonathan Harrington Green
  • They well knew that the garrison in the fort could by no possibility commit aggression upon them. Cited from The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government, by Jefferson Davis
  • He declared to that Government that "we would in no circumstances be a party to any sort of aggression upon Germany." Cited from The Development of the European Nations, by John Holland Rose
  • But he hastened to add that he meditated no aggression upon Mexico. Cited from Stephen A. Douglas, by Allen Johnson
  • Then came the unlooked-for aggression upon his person, provoking his already irritated feelings into vehement action. Cited from Traditions of Lancashire, Volume 1 (of 2), by John Roby
  • Renewed aggressions upon the rights of others justified retaliation and invited attack. Cited from Dutch Republic, Introduction II. by Motley
  • When once such foundations had been laid, the crown extended rapidly its aggressions upon the old powers, privileges, and customs of classes and local bodies. Cited from European Background Of American History,by Cheyney
  • Rome looked with a jealous eye upon its reviving power, and encouraged Masinissa to make repeated aggressions upon its territory. Cited from A Smaller History of Rome, by William Smith and Eugene Lawrence
  • Truly has the distinguished gentleman pointed out to you the extreme absurdity of attempting to excite you upon the ground of southern aggression upon the north. Cited from Speeches of the Honorable Jefferson Davis, 1858
  • No European has, however, yet paid the penalties of the law, for aggressions upon the Aborigines, though many have deserved to do so. Cited from Expeditions into Central Australia, by E. J. Eyre
  • Thus was broken the bond of unity which had for three-quarters of a century kept the subjects of the two nations together in schemes of aggression upon a common foe. Cited from Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 3
  • It is true, as the defenders of his measures state, that some of the worst aggressions upon the rights of the Colonies had been committed before he succeeded to power. Cited from Life of Sheridan, V1, by Thomas Moore
  • No American statesman, no American political party, dreams for a moment of an aggression upon Canada, or of annexing Canada by force. Cited from Speeches on Public Policy, V1, by John Bright
  • He charges "some of the Northern States" with acts of aggression upon the South "which would have been just cause of war as between foreign governments." Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 2, No. 13, November, 1858, by Various
  • The most imposing and perplexing of those of the United States upon foreign governments for aggressions upon our citizens were disposed of by my predecessor. Cited from A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents, Richardson
  • The whites soon populated the acquired territory, and the Chattahoochee was no barrier to their aggressions upon the helpless Indian beyond. Cited from The Memories of Fifty Years, by William H. Sparks
  • Aggression upon Germany is not the subject, and forms no part of any treaty, understanding, or combination to which England is now a party, nor will she become a party to anything that has such an object. Cited from The Development of the European Nations, by John Holland Rose
  • Black Hawk at last determined to put a stop to these aggressions upon his people, and accordingly gave notice to those who were perpetrating them, that they must remove, forthwith, from his village. Cited from Great Indian Chief of the West, by Benjamin Drake
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