PROTEST's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of protest
n. expression of disagreement and disapproval; complain against
Many believe last night's protest is the first of many demonstrations to commemorate the riots in July 1999.
Sentence in Classic:
A deep bass note in response came from the upper tier, followed by coughs of protest along the other benches.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
Henchy snuffled vigorously and spat so copiously that he nearly put out the fire, which uttered a hissing protest.
Dubliners By James Joyce Context
And by the time the sheep had quieted down, the chance to utter any protest had passed, for the pigs had marched back into the farmhouse.
Animal Farm By George Orwell Context
When he reached the point about the fundamental and radical law, his opponent jumped up and began to protest.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
That she might be independent of the Levins in this expedition, Darya Alexandrovna sent to the village to hire horses for the drive; but Levin learning of it went to her to protest.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
I would have liked to have asked the driver what this all meant, but I really feared to do so, for I thought that, placed as I was, any protest would have had no effect in case there had been an intention to delay.
Dracula By Bram Stoker Context
Lily uttered no protest, and when he had paused to make sure of his change they emerged from the hotel and crossed Sixth Avenue again.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
The newspapers were so muzzled that no public protest could be raised against the injustices or depredations of the military, and individual protests were silenced with jail sentences.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
These are hypocrisies which have taken fright, and are in haste to make protest and to put themselves under shelter.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo Context
That which crawls in the social third lower level is no longer complaint stifled by the absolute; it is the protest of matter.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo Context
The solution of everything by universal suffrage being an absolutely modern fact, and all history anterior to this fact being, for the space of four thousand years, filled with violated right, and the suffering of peoples, each epoch of history brings with it that protest of which it is capable.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo Context