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  • Many had tried to oust her from this enviable position but without success. Cited from Ptomaine Street, by Carolyn Wells
  • Or perhaps the difficulty was all in this man, about whom she had never been able to take any position that he did not shortly oust her from it. Cited from V. V.'s Eyes, by Henry Sydnor Harrison
  • But what a curious position the Queen Victoria would be placed in, if a baby were to oust her after eight months of reign! Cited from Political Diary 1828-1830, Volume II, by Edward Law (Lord Ellenborough)
  • England is helping the Russians to oust her German rival. Cited from New York Times Current History: The European War, Mar 1915, V. 1, No. 2
  • At the time she was facing a third suspension, failing health and an expiring ownership agreement with her limited partners, who planned to oust her.
  • Solis Doyle had survived three previous efforts to oust her.
  • She imagines that I want to steal away the doctor and oust her from a comfortable position, something of a joke, considering. Cited from Dear Enemy by Jean Webster #2
  • Finally, Margaret's congregation decides to oust her, based on their perception that she unjustly ruined her own family in the name of religion.
  • The wives for this reason bore their sister-in-law much ill-will, and at length they combined together to oust her from the office of cook and general provider, so that one of themselves might obtain it. Cited from Indian Fairy Tales, by Collected by Joseph Jacobs
  • She liked him tolerably well in her own way, and was not angry with him for having come into the world to oust her from her proud position as sole heiress to her father's wealth. Cited from The Lovels of Arden, by M. E. Braddon
  • Senator Giron made unsubstantiated claims after her surprising loss that her opponents had engaged in "voter suppression" to oust her from office.
  • She also intrigued against the Regent of Cyprus, Catherine Cornaro but failed to oust her from power.
  • Feeling betrayed and scorned, but still attracted the man Bill had presented himself to be, Lizzie continued to interact with Bill, despite his several attempts to get his father to oust her from the business, and his life.
  • The reason which the prince alleges for his leaving Egypt is also a touch of nature, the wish of a mother to oust her stepson in order to make way for her own children, one of the deepest and most elemental feelings of feminine nature. Cited from Egyptian Tales, V2, by W. M. Flinders Petrie
  • When the black squirrels Morella and her father Modequai arrive in Greenwich, they and the grey squirrels plot against Audrey, and finally storm into her chamber and oust her from office.
  • By her great talent and insinuating manners, she had, however, succeeded not only in securing the affection of her royal patroness, but also in exerting an influence over her actions never attained by any other individual, despite unceasing attempts to oust her. Cited from The Life of Marie de Medicis, Vol. 1 (of 3), by Julia Pardoe
  • The upshot was that Hopkins believed, as documented in her letters, that Freund's altruistic gestures towards helping her and the magazine were actually a ploy to oust her and take control of the magazine's political content.
  • The sons of Morna had been fighting and intriguing for a long time to oust her husband, Uail, from the captaincy of the Fianna of Ireland, and they had ousted him at last by killing him. Cited from Irish Fairy Tales, by James Stephens
  • The Drane girl, that alien intruder, whom Dr. Tolbridge's treachery had thrust into this household, was the great obstacle to the old lady's schemes, but to oust her suddenly would ruin everything. Cited from The Girl at Cobhurst, by Frank Richard Stockton
  • After concluding that Dr. Maddox is, in fact, worse than Kelso, Dr. Cox teams up with the Janitor and Dr. Kelso to oust her.
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