PERSECUTION's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of persecution
Definition:
n. act of persecuting on the basis of race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, or beliefs that differ from those of the persecutor
Example:
This persecution is to be an affirmation and encouragement to us that we are living a life different from the world.
Sentence in Classic:
The victims of persecution had now turned persecutors on their own account, and persecutors of the most terrible description.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
Her visit was, I remember, extremely unwelcome to Holmes, for he was immersed at the moment in a very abstruse and complicated problem concerning the peculiar persecution to which John Vincent Harden, the well known tobacco millionaire, had been subjected.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
So that if to this persecution a new language had been joined, it must soon have been found that everything was forgotten.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context
That upon a quarrel among us, I was set on shore on this coast, where I walked forward, without knowing whither, till he delivered me from the persecution of those execrable Yahoos.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift Context
He hath, I believe, surmounted the persecution of his enemies in Palestine, and is on the eve of returning to England, where you, lady, must know better than I, what is his chance of happiness.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott Context
He remained nailed to the spot, petrified, stupid, asking himself, athwart confused and inexpressible anguish, what this sepulchral persecution signified, and whence had come that pandemonium which was pursuing him.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo Context
And besides, although I am more subject to persecution if I stay in the city I can also press the matter forward better here.
The Trial By Franz Kafka Context
James Desmond, who is the next heir, is an elderly gentleman of a very amiable disposition, so that this persecution does not arise from him.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By A. Conan Doyle Context
I honor those good men and women for their noble daring, and applaud them for willingly subjecting themselves to bloody persecution, by openly avowing their participation in the escape of slaves.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass Context