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Its power was used for political purposes, principally for the terrorising of the negro voters and the murdering and driving from the country of those who were opposed to its views.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
That evening Squealer explained privately to the other animals that Napoleon had never in reality been opposed to the windmill.
Animal Farm By George Orwell Context
Except deceit and lying nothing could come of it now; and deceit and lying were opposed to his nature.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
He, so manly a man, never opposed her, had indeed, with her, no will of his own, and was anxious, it seemed, for nothing but to anticipate her wishes.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
But knowing by experience that in the present condition of the public temper it was dangerous to express an opinion opposed to the general one, and especially to criticize the volunteers unfavorably, he too watched Katavasov without committing himself.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
On the twelfth of June, 1812, the forces of Western Europe crossed the Russian frontier and war began, that is, an event took place opposed to human reason and to human nature.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
So it happened that throughout the whole battle the Russians opposed the entire French army launched against our left flank with but half as many men.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
My captain concealed me behind him; and with his drawn scimitar cut and slashed every one that opposed his fury.
Her own views of every question, and her correction of everything that was said to which she was opposed, Miss Dartle insinuated in the same way: sometimes, I could not conceal from myself, with great power, though in contradiction even of Steerforth.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
Next arose the knowledge of such things as are honourable and good, as opposed to those which are bad and shameful.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context
The Sewing Circle was in favor of the removal of the weeds, the Ladies of the Beautification were violently opposed.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context