To better see all uses of the word
The Picture of Dorian Gray
please enable javascript.

Go to New Version of This Page
This old version has not been updated since 2016,
but we're leaving it in case you prefer it.
Show What's New
Please update your links from the new version.
Used In
The Picture of Dorian Gray
Go to Book Vocabulary
Go to Word Detail
  • The mother snatched away by death, the boy left to solitude and the tyranny of an old and loveless man.

  • There are no more uses of "tyranny" in the book.

    Show samples from other sources
  • 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

  • Go to more samples
Go to Book Vocabulary . . . enhancing vocabulary while reading