Phrases with "deposed"

He is no friend to the Americans or to any people who have deposed their sovereign. The Company of the Marjolaine by John Buchan

Some Apes who had deposed their king fell at once into dissension and anarchy. Fantastic Fables by Ambrose Bierce

Guillaume Rodigo and his wife, living at Bourg-neuf-enRetz, deposed that on the eve of last S. Bartholomew’s day, the Sire do Retz lodged with Guillaume Plumet in his village. The Book of Were-Wolves by S. Baring-Gould [1865]

Henry James The clouded light of her eyes, the magnificent gravity of her features, the conscious erectness of her head, might have belonged to a deposed sovereign or a condemned martyr. Roderick Hudson by Henry James [1875]

Daniel Defoe They salute after the Pyrates Manner. Vane deposed from his Command, and why. A General History of the Pyrates by Daniel Defoe [1724]

Dr. Wycherley deposed to Alfred’s being insane and abnormally irritable, and under a pecuniary illusion, as stated in his certificate: and to his own vast experience. Hard Cash by Charles Reade [1863]

His brother Alexius deposed him, and to incapacitate him from reigning, put out his eyes, and shut him up in a dungeon. Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds by Charles Mackay [1852]

Wilkie Collins Andrew Kinlay, druggist, of Edinburgh, deposed as follows: “I keep a special registry book of the poisons sold by me. The Law and the Lady by Wilkie Collins [1875]

Arthur Conan Doyle A porter at the railway station has deposed to having seen a young lady resembling her description get into a first-class carriage with a tall, thin gentleman. The Winning Shot by Arthur Conan Doyle

R. D. Blackmore All this, at fifty times the length here given, Lieutenant Carroway deposed on oath, while his Worship, for want of a clerk, set it down in his own very neat handwriting. Mary Anerley by R. D. Blackmore [1880]

With his maritime rig, his weather-beaten face, his beard of Father Neptune, he resembled a deposed sea-god who had exchanged the trident for the spade. To-morrow by Joseph Conrad [1902]

Edith Wharton She had risen, and stood before him in a kind of clouded majesty, like some deposed princess moving tranquilly to exile. The House of Mirth by Edith Wharton [1905]

Elizabeth Gaskell The quietness of all things, the dead stillness of the hour, has made me realise all the facts deposed to, as if they had only happened to-day. French Life by Elizabeth Gaskell [1864]

E. Phillips Oppenheim A little languid interest was aroused at the inquest when one of the witnesses deposed to the deceased’s having been a famous French criminal. Peter Ruff and the Double Four by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1912]

Anthony Trollope But they decided upon supporting Moggs, having found that they would be deposed from their seats if they discarded him. Ralph the Heir by Anthony Trollope [1871]

Arthur Morrison Hannah Carr, housekeeper and cook, deposed that she had been in the late Mr Kingscote’s service since he had first taken Ivy Cottage — a period of rather more than a year. The Chronicles of Martin Hewitt by Arthur Morrison

My father was the chief witness on the inquest, and he deposed to there having been high words between Anson and George the night before the murder, and threats having passed between them. Her Father’s Name by Florence Marryat [1878]

Victor Hugo The Lords ousted John Lackland, degraded Edward II., deposed Richard II., broke the power of Henry VI., and made Cromwell a possibility. The Man Who Laughs by Victor Hugo [1869]

Charles Dickens The deposed King had a narrow escape; three of his servants were taken, and one of them bore his cap of estate, which was set with pearls and embroidered with two golden crowns. A Child’s History of England by Charles Dickens [1852]

Charles Dickens For another instance: a witness to character, a woman, deposed to the prisoner’s being the most amiable of mankind. The Trial for Murder by Charles Dickens

Arthur Conan Doyle The injured man had already deposed that he was so taken by surprise by the suddenness of the attack that he could state nothing beyond the fact that the first man who struck him wore a moustache. The Valley of Fear by Arthur Conan Doyle [1914]

He deposed merely to the circumstance of his parting, on the night previous, with Sir Wynston, and to the state in which he had seen the room and the body in the morning. The Evil Guest by J. Sheridan Le Fanu

Edmund Burke Of course they must expect no support from that influence, which, with every other authority, they have deposed from the seat of its jurisdiction. Reflections on the Revolution in France by Edmund Burke [1790]

Thomas Hardy Mr. Manston deposed that in looking down the columns of Bradshaw he had mistaken the time of the train’s arrival, and hence was not at the station when she came. Desperate Remedies by Thomas Hardy [1871]

He deposed that he had searched Miss Marchurst’s room, and found half a bottle of extract of hemlock. Madame Midas by Fergus Hume

Arnold Bennett Without a word she crept upstairs, having carefully deposed the cap on her rocking-chair. The Old Wives’ Tale by Arnold Bennett [1908]

Jeanne Rouen, of Machecoul, who for nine years had been in a state of uncertainty whether her son were alive or dead, deposed that the child had been carried off whilst keeping sheep. The Book of Were-Wolves by S. Baring-Gould [1865]

Then the latter, Edwin Pearson by name, was called and, having been sworn, deposed that on the 19th of April at about 3. Mr Polton Explains by R. Austin Freeman [1940]

Thomas Hardy Joseph Chinney, porter at the Carriford Road Station, deposed that he saw Mrs. Manston, dressed as the last witness had described, get out of a second-class carriage on the night of the twenty-eighth. Desperate Remedies by Thomas Hardy [1871]

Verily, they are deposed from listening  9; call not then with God upon other gods, or thou wilt be of the tormented; but warn thy clansmen who are near of kin. The Qur'an by translated by E. H. Palmer

Edmund Burke A king is not to be deposed by halves. Reflections on the Revolution in France by Edmund Burke [1790]

Daniel Defoe Is deposed from his Command. His melancholy Reflections. Surrenders to the King's Proclamation. His new Project. Saves some Pyrates marroon'd. A General History of the Pyrates by Daniel Defoe [1724]

She knew (and for the same reason that made the security of the new comer) that whatever happened she would never be deposed from the place she held in their household. Her Father’s Name by Florence Marryat [1878]

F. Scott Fitzgerald Probably it was the beach he feared, like a deposed ruler secretly visiting an old court. Tender is the Night by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Instead of that, your father deposed him and usurped it. Chandler & Chandler by Ellen Wood [1875]

She deposed to Alfred’s sanity on her wedding eve, and on the day his recapture was attempted. Hard Cash by Charles Reade [1863]

He deposed that he had come to the house on the preceding evening, and had been given some supper, and was afterwards permitted to sleep among the hay in one of the lofts. The Evil Guest by J. Sheridan Le Fanu

M. R. James The maid appeared, and, to make a long story short, deposed that she had made the bed in the morning when the gentleman was in the room, and hadn’t been there since. Ghost Stories of an Antiquary by M. R. James

Edmund Burke A worse choice for such an office in a new commonwealth than that of a deposed tyrant could not possibly be made. Reflections on the Revolution in France by Edmund Burke [1790]

John Visconti immediately took possession of the city of Genoa; and, after having deposed the doge and senate, took into his own hands the reins of government. The Life of Petrarch by Thomas Campbell

Andrew Lang Robert Burke, of Campbelltown, constable, deposed to having apprehended Worrall. We may now give in full the evidence as to the search for Fisher’s body on October 20, 1826. The Valet’s Tragedy by Andrew Lang

They deposed the late sultan Mustapha; and their power is so well known, that ’tis the emperor’s interest to flatter them. Letters from Turkey by Mary Wortley Montagu [1725]

Gilles Garnier was put to the rack after fifty witnesses had deposed against him. Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds by Charles Mackay [1852]