Sentence Examples with the word exigency

But when the Hats became the armourbearers of France in the north, a protector strong enough to counteract French influence became the cardinal exigency of their opponents, the younger Caps, who now flung themselves into the arms of Russia, overlooking the fact that even a pacific union with Russia was more to be feared than a martial alliance with France.

The frontier has changed frequently according to the expansion and contraction of the empire under the pressure of political exigency and expedience.