Sentence Examples with the word mete out

Unhappily, despite its warm assurances of American friendship, this document met with a most hostile reception in Italy, where it was interpreted as an attempt to undermine the position of her spokesmen and so mete out to her a different measure from that prescribed by France and Britain.

The oak of Vincennes, under which the king would sit to mete out justice, cast its shade over the whole political action of Louis IX.