PARLIAMENT's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of parliament
Definition:
n. discussion; formal conference on public affairs; general council, especially an assembly of representatives of a nation
Example:
Parliament has passed an Act forbidding the killing of rare animals.
Sentence in Classic:
Mr Dedalus lingered in the hall gazing about him and up at the roof and telling Stephen, who urged him to come out, that they were standing in the house of commons of the old Irish parliament.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
Nor was it merely the stranger who noticed this, because there was a native organization in Coketown itself, whose members were to be heard of in the House of Commons every session, indignantly petitioning for acts of parliament that should make these people religious by main force.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens Context
But of course they will get you into parliament at the election before Christmas, and these sudden shiftings and changes are no bad preparation for political life.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens Context
I then spoke at large upon the constitution of an English parliament; partly made up of an illustrious body called the House of Peers; persons of the noblest blood, and of the most ancient and ample patrimonies.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift Context
The Abbot of Citeaux, the general of the order, was councillor by right of birth to the parliament of Burgundy.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo Context
Civilization will hold its assizes at the summit of Europe, and, later on, at the centre of continents, in a grand parliament of the intelligence.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo Context
His mother wished to interest him in political concerns, to get him into parliament, or to see him connected with some of the great men of the day.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen Context
I am in high repute for my accomplishment in all pertaining to the art, and am joined with eleven others in reporting the debates in Parliament for a Morning Newspaper.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
There was a bookcase in the room; I saw from the backs of the books, that they were about evidence, criminal law, criminal biography, trials, acts of Parliament, and such things.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
He had virtually retired from the wholesale hardware trade before he built Stone Lodge, and was now looking about for a suitable opportunity of making an arithmetical figure in Parliament.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens Context