Her affection tired very soon, however, and when she grew peevish, Hindley became tyrannical.
The servants could not bear his tyrannical and evil conduct long: Joseph and I were the only two that would stay.
In a month or two, my lad, you’ll be able to pay her back her present tyrannies with a vigorous hand.
I could not picture a father treating a dying child as tyrannically and wickedly as I afterwards learned Heathcliff had treated him, to compel this apparent eagerness: his efforts redoubling the more imminently his avaricious and unfeeling plans were threatened with defeat by death.
There are no more uses of "tyranny" in the book.
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Boundless intemperance In nature is a tyranny; it hath been The untimely emptying of the happy throne, And fall of many kings.
William Shakespeare -- Macbeth
The history of the present King of Great Britain is a history of repeated injuries and usurpations, all having in direct object the establishment of an absolute Tyranny over these States.
Thomas Jefferson et al. -- The Declaration of Independence