Sentence Examples with the word vexed

Having thus disposed of this matter, the grievances of the barons are again considered, the vexed question of scutage being dealt with.

In the hurry of the winding-up of the congress, however, the vexed question of the succession to the grand-duchy had not been settled.

The proclamation of the dogma of the immaculate conception in 1854 was more than the decision of an old and vexed theological problem; it was an act of conformity to a pietistic type especially represented by the Jesuits.

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His coming vexed me from the first, and I said something disagreeable to him.

A strange and mysterious fate had prepared for Anne the same domestic griefs that had vexed and ruined Catherine and caused her abandonment.

The great age of Scholasticism presents, indeed, a substantial unanimity upon this vexed point, maintaining at once, in different senses, the existence of the universals ante rem, re and post rem.

The princess was apparently vexed at not having anyone to be angry with.

The kindhearted countess was the more vexed with Sonya because that poor, dark-eyed niece of hers was so meek, so kind, so devotedly grateful to her benefactors, and so faithfully, unchangingly, and unselfishly in love with Nicholas, that there were no grounds for finding fault with her.

They are couched in brief legislative form though on no definite plan, and deal with the vexed questions of ecclesiastical discipline as they were raised towards the end of the 4th century.

He was evidently vexed and impatient for the talkative doctor to go.