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  • In addition to that, Prof's exile has no legal existence as the government that proscribed him no longer exists and a competent court has taken notice—that was more expensive.†   (source)
  • It crucifies because, according to the Koran, crucifixion is one of the proscribed punishments for the enemies of Islam.†   (source)
  • Teachers don't have time to analyze each dilemma, so they group the kids with proscribed curricula.†   (source)
  • Here, too, were many of that old, proscribed, nameless, red-handed clan of the Macgregors.†   (source)
  • Ralph had usually treated it facetiously; but present circumstances proscribed the facetious.†   (source)
  • It seems that we must always have something to proscribe!†   (source)
  • He had been proscribed, a wanderer, poor.†   (source)
  • Later on, fatal circumstance, in London, proscribed by all, Barthelemy slew Cournet.†   (source)
  • Altogether, I had a fair chance to see some of the inner workings of a Highland clan; and this with a proscribed, fugitive chief; his country conquered; the troops riding upon all sides in quest of him, sometimes within a mile of where he lay; and when the least of the ragged fellows whom he rated and threatened, could have made a fortune by betraying him.†   (source)
  • After which, I was hunted down, pursued, persecuted, blackened, jeered at, scorned, cursed, proscribed.†   (source)
  • To have committed no fault, and yet to be so entirely alone in the world; to be separated from the only persons he loved, and to be proscribed like a criminal, when six months ago he had been surrounded by every comfort, and looked up to, as the chief hope of his family—this was hard to bear.†   (source)
  • A proscribed fugitive, with a price upon his head; a fester and a wound upon the noble character of the Coketown operative!†   (source)
  • I am surprised that in our days, in this century of enlightenment, anyone should still persist in proscribing an intellectual relaxation that is inoffensive, moralising, and sometimes even hygienic; is it not, doctor?†   (source)
  • I do not hesitate to say that most of the maxims commonly called democratic in France would be proscribed by the democracy of the United States.†   (source)
  • But in a fatal moment, yielding to those propensities and passions, the indulgence of which had so long rendered him a scourge to society, he had quitted his haven of rest and repentance, and had come back to the country where he was proscribed.†   (source)
  • They both then disappeared behind the drapery, and many moments of suspense succeeded, during which the old man, secretly urged by a burning desire to know the meaning of so much mystery, insensibly drew nigh to the place, until he stood within a few yards of the proscribed spot.†   (source)
  • Draw lines of crime, of incompetency, of vice, as tightly and uncompromisingly as you will, for these things must be proscribed; but a color-line not only does not accomplish this purpose, but thwarts it.†   (source)
  • Suspected and Denounced enemy of the Republic, Aristocrat, one of a family of tyrants, one of a race proscribed, for that they had used their abolished privileges to the infamous oppression of the people.†   (source)
  • Having aroused the enmity of the Sultan, he was proscribed and put to death by treachery in 1822, at the age of eighty.†   (source)
  • "But it is very strange—now, at least, is it not very strange"—said Defarge, rather pleading with his wife to induce her to admit it, "that, after all our sympathy for Monsieur her father, and herself, her husband's name should be proscribed under your hand at this moment, by the side of that infernal dog's who has just left us?"†   (source)
  • He proscribes with the same rigor all ornaments for the hair used by the female sex, as well as their custom of having the arms and neck uncovered.†   (source)
  • By the time Paul and the trapper saw fit to terminate the fresh bursts of merriment, which the continued abstraction of their learned companion did not fail to excite, he commenced breathing again, as if the suspended action of his lungs had been renewed by the application of a pair of artificial bellows, and was heard to make use of the ever afterwards proscribed term, on that solitary occasion, to which we have just alluded.†   (source)
  • "Why, my dear boy, when a man has been proscribed by the mountaineers, has escaped from Paris in a hay-cart, been hunted over the plains of Bordeaux by Robespierre's bloodhounds, he becomes accustomed to most things.†   (source)
  • The only apparent fruits of the adventure in which they had been engaged, were occasional upliftings of the eyes, on the part of the Doctor, which were mistaken by the observers for some of his scientific contemplations of the heavens, but which, in reality, were no other than furtive glances at the fluttering walls of the proscribed tent.†   (source)
  • Was it because it was so wonderful to discover something on this island that was free--something unproscribed by God, Moses, or the Methodist conference?†   (source)
    standard prefix: The prefix "un-" in unproscribed means not and reverses the meaning of proscribed. This is the same pattern you see in words like unhappy, unknown, and unlucky.
  • What would have been the consequence, if such persons, by residence or otherwise, had acquired the character of citizens under the laws of another State, and then asserted their rights as such, both to residence and citizenship, within the State proscribing them?†   (source)
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