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  • Convincing the son to oust his father from the throne was no easy task.
  • All four ruled for Thornton, holding that the evidence against him was not so strong as to oust his right to battle.
  • Apart therefore from personal considerations he did not favour its extreme policy, and personal considerations suggested that he might once more oust his rival from power. Cited from England Under the Tudors, by Arthur D. Innes
  • He rises to a position on the board of the company, before staging a coup to oust his former employer and take over the business himself.
  • As President, Carter retained control of the Roc and his masters, ousting his two former partners.
  • Despite papal support, Otto could not oust his rival Philip until the latter was murdered in a private feud.
  • Mursili fled to Egypt, the land of his country's enemy, after the failure of his plots to oust his uncle from the throne.
  • These fanatics edited the GOLDEN BOOK and held the old man completely in subjection, ousting his former and more moderate collaborators. Cited from South Wind, by Norman Douglas
  • This angered Maeterlinck, who threatened legal action and physical violence against Debussy for ousting his lover from the part.
  • The latter was his real favorite, and, encouraged by his father's preference, he formed a party to oust his elder brother and to gain the heritage before it was due. Cited from China, by Demetrius Charles Boulger
  • Old Welborne got hopping mad at me for ousting his tenant, and simply rowed me up Salt River. Cited from Dixie Hart, by Will N. Harben
  • Meanwhile von Papen had formed an intrigue to oust his successor.
  • He was a trifle light for the place, but he was a steady player and a heady one and it took him less than a fortnight to oust his rival from the position. Cited from Left End Edwards, by Ralph Henry Barbour
  • Within a year, Mayer tried to stage a boardroom coup to oust his old nemesis, but failed due to lack of support from former "yes men".
  • Outranking all other priorities is his determination to oust his usurper uncle as and take his rightful place as Lord of Bebbanburg.
  • The oldest was Ravana who would eventually oust his half-brother, Kubera, as King of Lanka and usurp his throne.
  • He did not oppose the accession of his nephew Theodore Svetoslav and even assisted him in ousting his contenders.
  • It was now to be seen whether, either by a front attack or a turning movement, General Grant could oust his adversary, and whether General Lee would stand on the defensive or attack. Cited from A Life of Gen. Robert E. Lee, by John Esten Cooke
  • In 1829 he became Minister of Charles X. and was responsible for the ordinances which oust his master his throne in 1830. Cited from Memoirs of Napoleon, V7, by Bourrienne
  • His birth date is unknown, but he died in 401 BC after a failed battle to oust his brother, Artaxerxes II, from the Persian throne.
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