Sentence Examples with the word Coercing

It is commonly believed that the negro claims the power of coercing his tutelary deity.

The three Jacobinical Directors thereupon intrigued to bring to Paris General Lazarre Hoche and his army destined for the invasion of Ireland for the purpose of coercing their opponents; but these, perceiving the danger, ordered Hoche to Paris, rebuked him for bringing his army nearer to the capital than was allowed by law, and dismissed him in disgrace.

Besides, the Left stood for anticlericalism and for the retention by the State of means of coercing the Church, in opposition to the men of the Right, who, with the exception of Sella, favored Cavours ideal of a free Church in a free State, and the consequent abandonment of state control over ecclesiastical government.

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Prayer is much more hopeful and efficacious for a worshipper who has means of bringing near to himself, and even coercing the god he worships.

She threw herself heart and soul into the schemes for rescuing Strafford and coercing the parliament.

In 1861 Maryland as a whole was opposed to secession but also opposed to coercing the seceded states.