Sentence Examples with the word sup

In1815-1816Cousin attained the position of sup pleant (assistant) to Royer-Collard in the history of modern philosophy chair of the faculty of letters.

On the 13th of June it voted that the city of Paris had deserved well of the country, and ordered the imprisonment of the detained deputies, the filling up of their places in the Assembly by their sup pleants, and the initiation of vigorous measures against the movement in the provinces.

The two great political issues of the time were the secularization of the clergy reserves in Ontario, and the abolition of seigniorial tenure in Quebec. Both of these reforms Macdonald long opposed, but when successive elections had proved that they were sup ported by public opinion, he brought about a coalition of Conservatives and moderate reformers for the purpose of carrying them.

View more

This page gives an overview of all articles in the 1911 Brittanica which are alphabetized under Sup to Szo.