Parliament in a sentence

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Definition of Parliament

  • A formal conference on public affairs; a general council;
  • an assembly of representatives of a nation or people having authority to make laws.
  • The assembly of the three estates of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, viz., the lords spiritual, lords temporal, and the representatives of the commons, sitting in the House of Lords and the House of Commons, constituting the legislature, when summoned by the royal authority to consult on the affairs of the nation, and to enact and repeal laws.
  • In France, before the Revolution of 1789, one of the several principal judicial courts.
  • a card game in which you play your sevens and other cards in sequence in the same suit as the sevens; you win if you are the first to use all your cards
  • a legislative assembly in certain countries

How to use parliament in a sentence. Parliament pronunciation.

The various noisy parliaments and bloody combats are pictured by a pen alive with the subject; of the two sons, one is murdered by his father for preferring the love of a Capulet to the success of the Montagues; the other, Ostap, is taken prisoner, and tortured to death.
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In this order they moved towards Parliament Street, where the crowd began to thicken.
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At the foot of Parliament Street, Nancy came face to face with Samuel Barmby, on whose arm hung the wearied Jessica.
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He stood leaning upon the parapet of Westminster Bridge, his eyes scanning the dark facade of the Houses of Parliament.
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I am told that this day the Parliament hath voted 2s.
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Showed me one of Dr. Owen's [John Owen, D.D., a learned Nonconformist divine, and a voluminous theological writer, born 1616, made Dean of Christ Church in 1653 by the Parliament, and ejected in 1659-60.
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Did much insist upon the sin of adultery Discoursed much against a man's lying with his wife in Lent Fearing that Sarah would continue ill, wife and I removed Parliament hath voted 2s.
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Another phrase of Parliament, which, I need not observe, is always made use of in oratory when the orator can see his meaning about as distinctly as Sancho perceived the charms of Dulcinea.
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All the eldest sons were immediately to get into Parliament, and all the younger ones as quickly into the Guards; and the simple Fantaisian Envoy, who had the peculiar felicity of taking everything au pied du lettre, made a calculation that, if these arrangements were duly effected, in a short time the Vraibleusian representatives would exceed the Vraibleusian represented; and that there would be at least three officers in the Vraibleusian guards to every private.
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Why, I'll exhibit a bill in the parliament for the putting down of men.
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To be governed by the King, and the English Nation, in all things, matters of conscience alone excepted; that is, he will be true to the Prince, the Protestant Succession, and Parliament in everything relating to the estates he may receive in this country, and thereto will pledge his life, and the property he may in future hold under the protection of His Majesty of Great Britain.
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If more knowledge of his standing is desired he shall be expected to give it to no one except a Committee of Parliament, composed of members of both houses, appointed by his Britannic Majesty, or to a Committee of the 'Collegii directoriatis' of America, who shall be empowered to grant his requests; this in view of the fact that the petitioner is a German Nobleman, whose family is well known, his father having been Ambassador to England, and his kindred among the foremost statesmen of Europe.
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Whether this plea of "no fund" was prompted by indifference, or whether they really considered the money appropriated by Parliament as intended for the Salzburgers alone, is immaterial.
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If the Trustees had even permitted the Moravians to stay as missionaries it might have saved the settlement to Georgia, for within a decade the English Parliament passed an Act granting the Moravians the very exemption for which they now asked in vain, and had there been a promising work begun among the Indians during the intervening years it would inevitably have drawn more laborers, as it did in Pennsylvania.
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In England its successes were paralleled with much opposition, and in 1749, after several years of preparation, an appeal was made to Parliament for recognition as a Protestant Episcopal Church, with full liberty of conscience and worship throughout Great Britain and her colonies.
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Such a proceeding would have seemed to them far more monstrous, and far less excusable, than that tyranny of George III and his Parliament which had given rise to the American Revolution.
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The election of these souls who are chosen by the national assembly, that is, the parliament, must be confirmed by the upper house, the congress and the cabinet and also by the president or monarch so these persons may be the elected ones of all the nation and the government.
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They often went to have tea at a shop in Parliament Street, because Dunsford admired one of the young women who waited.
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When he left the Athelnys' Philip walked down Chancery Lane and along the Strand to get a 'bus at the top of Parliament Street.
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Why, when I was in Parliament Street I used to catch the eight-twelve from Herne Hill every morning.
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Examples of Parliament

Example #1
One of the most poignant scenes that Gogol has written is the picture of the mother, watching the whole night long by her sleeping sons-who pass the few hours after the long separation and before the eternal parting, in deep, unconscious slumber.
Example #2
Then despite the anguish of the mother-there was no place for the happiness of women in Cossack life-comes the crushing announcement that on the morrow all three males will away to the wars, from which not one of them will return.
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He began to cross the bridge at her side, but Nancy turned and bade him attend upon Miss. Morgan, saying that she wished to talk with her brother.
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Barmby was endeavouring to secure her companionship.
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Without heeding their exclamations, she turned to her protector and bade him a hearty good-night.
Example #6
Thwacks and curses would be no rarity in another hour or two.