1 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 DoyleContext Highlight In PART II: CHAPTER III. JOHN FERRIER TALKS WITH THE PROPHET
2 The kings of the Norman race, and the independent nobles, who followed their example in all acts of tyranny, maintained against this devoted people a persecution of a more regular, calculated, and self-interested kind.
3 Thou hast spoken the Jew," said Rebecca, "as the persecution of such as thou art has made him.
4 With this controversy, and with the means he had adopted to counteract this clerical persecution, Cedric found the mind of his friend Athelstane so fully occupied, that it had no room for another idea.
5 My life has been one incessant persecution from a husband whom I abhor.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan DoyleContext Highlight In Chapter 11. The Man on the Tor
6 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 HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VIII—THE CHAIN-GANG
7 Only," replied Treville, "it is a sad thing that in the unfortunate times in which we live, the purest life, the most incontestable virtue, cannot exempt a man from infamy and persecution.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre DumasContext Highlight In 15 MEN OF THE ROBE AND MEN OF THE SWORD
8 Her friendship was a fatal sign which called down persecution.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre DumasContext Highlight In 16 IN WHICH M. SEGUIER, KEEPER OF THE SEALS, LOOKS MORE THAN ONCE FOR THE BELL
9 Tom had become indifferent to persecution by this time.
10 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 SwiftContext Highlight In PART 4: CHAPTER III.
11 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.
12 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 MachiavelliContext Highlight In BOOK 2: CHAPTER V.
13 These persecutions of fate had rendered him inventive.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 4: CHAPTER I—A GROUP WHICH BARELY MISSED BECOMING HISTORIC
14 She then went on to describe the persecutions exercised by the cardinal upon his enemies.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre DumasContext Highlight In 61 THE CARMELITE CONVENT AT BETHUNE
15 It has always been against the policy of despotic governments to suffer the victims of their persecutions to reappear.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre DumasContext Highlight In Chapter 14. The Two Prisoners.