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  • He has so far succeeded in instigating the Boer nation to acts which involve the forfeiture of their special heirlooms. Cited from Origin of the Anglo-Boer War Revealed (2nd ed.), by C. H. Thomas
  • And are patriotic men in any part of the Union prepared on such issue thus madly to invite all the consequences of the forfeiture of their constitutional engagements? Cited from Messages and Papers of the Presidents: Franklin Pierce, by Richardson
  • All 'Papists' were forbidden to assist at mass, on pain of forfeiture of their goods and imprisonment. Cited from The Land-War In Ireland (1870), by James Godkin
  • Henry immediately confiscated all the earl's lands in England, and ordered that all knights who had gone to Ireland should return, on pain of forfeiture of their lands and exile. Cited from Henry the Second, by Mrs. J. R. Green
  • The delinquents being thus punished by the forfeiture of their fortunes, the house converted their attention to means for repairing the mischiefs which the scheme had produced. Cited from The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.II, by Tobias Smollett
  • After a long and evasive contest, the rebellion of the dukes of Aquitain was punished by the forfeiture of their province, their liberty, and their lives. Cited from Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Gibbon V5
  • It is not likely that Parliament will ever draw to itself the cognizance of questions concerning ordinary corporations, farther than to protect them, in case attempts are made to induce a forfeiture of their franchises. Cited from Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. II. (of 12), by Burke
  • Most of the claimants had as many interests in England as in Scotland, and a breach with Edward would involve the forfeiture of their southern lands as well as the loss of a possible kingdom in the north. Cited from The History of England, by T.F. Tout
  • The Nicaraguan authorities, having given notice of forfeiture of their concession to the canal company on grounds purely technical and not embraced in the contract, have receded from that position. Cited from Messages and Papers of Grover Cleveland, Ed. by James D. Richardson
  • But the Ibbotsons had fought on the losing side in the Pilgrimage of Grace, and the forfeiture of their lands had reduced them to the rank of farmers or shepherds. Cited from Tales of the Ridings, by F. W. Moorman
  • But the citizens maintained that (under their charter) this right lay entirely with themselves; upon which a writ was issued against them for forfeiture of their charter; and the question was now being tried in the court of His Majesty's bench. Cited from Lorna Doone, by R. D. Blackmore
  • Some there were among the merchants who showed a reluctance to comply with the terms of the agreement; but their houses were surrounded by organised mobs, and they were compelled to give up trade rather than risk the forfeiture of their property and lives by selling British goods. Cited from History of England in Three Volumes, Vol. III, by E. Farr & E. H. Nolan
  • These, and others such as they, inheritors of traditions bred in their very bones, spurning the suggestion that they should purchase the uncontamination of the Peerage by the forfeiture of their principles, fought the question to the end. Cited from Great Events by Famous Historians, Vol. 21, Editor: Charles F. Horne
  • He was a favourite tenant of the chief of Cluny, and continued to enjoy the benefit of his lease of a large farm in Badenoch, after the misfortunes of the family, and forfeiture of their estate. Cited from The Modern Scottish Minstrel, Volume III, by Various
  • The insurgents, so far as they had laid down their arms, bewailed not only the disappointment of their proud hopes of obtaining equal rights with the ruling burgesses, but also the forfeiture of their venerable treaties, and their new position as subjects utterly destitute of rights. Cited from The History Of Rome, Book IV, by Theodor Mommsen
  • Yet, when Henry was about to wage war on the Continent, he called all his subjects to accompany him, under pain of forfeiture of their lands; and he did not omit levying the accustomed feudal charge for knighting his eldest son and for marrying his eldest daughter. Cited from Landholding In England, by Joseph Fisher
  • Things were in this state of confusion, when the wily African bishops, through the influence of Count Valerius, procured from the emperor an edict denouncing Pelagins as a heretic; he and his accomplices were condemned to exile and the forfeiture of their goods. Cited from Conflict Between Religion and Science, by Draper