Phrases with "rebellion"

He had known what it was to be resigned, what it was to break forth in a childish fury of rebellion against fate, and what it was to sink into the coma of despair. The Ebb-Tide by Robert Louis Stevenson and Lloyd Osbourne

They had been credited with attempting to stir up rebellion among the animals on neighbouring farms. Animal Farm by George Orwell [1944]

I have accused Veraswami of raising a rebellion against the Government. Well, I must have a rebellion to show, must I not?’ ‘Ah, I see. Burmese Days by George Orwell

Jacques Futrelle There was, perhaps, something of resentment struggling within him, and certainly there was an uneasy feeling of rebellion at this attempt to thrust him forward against all precedent. Elusive Isabel by Jacques Futrelle [1909]

G. K. Chesterton His respectability was spontaneous and sudden, a rebellion against rebellion. The Man Who Was Thursday by G. K. Chesterton

He was as much enraged by the Sepoy rebellion as were those who blew the ringleaders from the muzzles of guns. Carlyle by John Nichol [1892]

He protested that the step which he and his brave companions were about to take was not an act of rebellion against the Crown. It was forced on them by the conduct of the governor himself. The History of the Conquest of Peru by William Hickling Presco

Next morning there was great excitement in Kyauktada, for the long-rumoured rebellion had at last broken out. Burmese Days by George Orwell

Louisa May Alcott A sad eclipse of the serene soul, a sharp struggle of the young life with death, but both were mercifully brief, and then the natural rebellion over, the old peace returned more beautiful than ever. Little Women by Louisa May Alcott [1868]

Anthony Trollope Secession is rebellion against the government, and is all the more bitter to the North because that rebellion broke out at the first moment of Northern ascendency. North America by Anthony Trollope

There was no impatience nor rebellion against the illness itself, but a wish to try one after another the things that had been effective in relieving Philip during his recovery. The Heir of Redclyffe by Charlotte M. Yonge [1853]

Anthony Trollope Of all the sacraments given to us, the sacrament of rebellion is the most holy. Ralph the Heir by Anthony Trollope [1871]

Anthony Trollope The rebellion exists and cannot be put downwill put down all that opposes it; but the government is not the less bound to make its fight. North America by Anthony Trollope

The national Constitution was not even endangered by the Southern rebellion — much less by the small band of original abolitionists; and Webster was too sensible not to be aware of this. The Life and Genius of Nathaniel Hawthorne by Frank Preston Stearns [1906]

George Elio She felt no rebellion under this prospect of bereavement, but rather a quiet submissive sorrow. Janet’s Repentance by George Elio

Henry Adams What became of the rest of the family he quite forgot; but he distinctly remembered standing at the house door one summer morning in a passionate outburst of rebellion against going to school. The Education of Henry Adams by Henry Adams [1907]

H.P. Lovecraft All she could read of my planning was a sort of general mood of rebellion — and she always thought I was helpless. The Thing on the Doorstep by H.P. Lovecraft [1933]

There is seldom any talk of rebellion after the rains have started — the Burmans are too busy ploughing, and in any case the waterlogged fields are impassable for large bodies of men. Burmese Days by George Orwell

It would be Katherine’s trouble, Katherine’s rebellion over again. The Silent Chimes by Ellen Wood

The general predisposing causes to rebellion were doubtless the same in both cases; but the exciting causes of the moment were different in each. Autobiographical Sketches by Thomas De Quincey [1853]

H. G. Wells All human history so far had been no more than the stirring of a sleeper, a gathering discontent, a rebellion against the limitations set upon life, the unintelligent protest of thwarted imaginations. Men Like Gods by H. G. Wells [1923]

Maria Edgeworth Mr. Edwards, however, quelled the insurgents before rebellion spread to any other estates in the island. The Grateful Negro by Maria Edgeworth

Daniel Defoe Occasional conforming led the way, And now occasional rebellion comes in play, To let the wond’ring nation know. The Storm by Daniel Defoe [1704]

It sounded like an insult, arousing all the spirit she possessed; her whole nature rose in rebellion against his line of conduct. Anne by Ellen Wood [1876]

Olaf Stapledon Small wonder, then, that despair and savage rebellion against the dark Other at last began to stir among the six world-peoples. Death into Life by Olaf Stapledon

Henry Handel Richardson The rebellion died out of it; it grew duller, and more blunted, hopeless, without life. Maurice Guest by Henry Handel Richardson

There was no thought of rebellion or disobedience in her mind. Animal Farm by George Orwell [1944]

It is about Spartacus, the Thracian gladiator who raised a slaves’ rebellion in Italy round about 65 BC, and any book on such a subject is handicapped by challenging comparison with SALAMMBÔ. Collected Essays by George Orwell

T. E. Lawrence I said that we were a rebellion of the Arabs against the Turks. This, it took him time to appreciate. Seven Pillars of Wisdom by T. E. Lawrence [1926]

Rudyard Kipling Verily, Wilton Sargent had hoisted the striped flag of rebellion ‘Isn’t it time that the humour of the situation began to strike you, Wilton?’ I asked. The Day’s Work by Rudyard Kipling [1898]

George Gissing It revolted him to think of her in connection with those brutalities of the newspaper; he had a movement of rebellion against the undiscerning rigour of social rule. The Emancipated by George Gissing [1889]

We had thought that Snowball’s rebellion was caused simply by his vanity and ambition. Animal Farm by George Orwell [1944]

H. G. Wells Indeed that old spirit of rebellion has not altogether died in me, for all the transformation of the new time. In the Days of the Comet by H. G. Wells [1906]

The rebellion is spreading through the country, and one scarcely knows upon whom to pin one’s faith. ’Long Live the King!’ by Guy Boothby [1900]

Robert Louis Stevenson On the seventeenth, the day I was trysted with the Writer, I had much rebellion against fate. Catriona by Robert Louis Stevenson

Leslie Stephen In the great rebellion he distinguished himself by a loyalty which was the cause of obvious complacency to his descendant. Swift by Leslie Stephen [1882]

William Godwin Cylon, the head of one of the principal families in Athens, set on foot a rebellion against the government, and surprised the citadel. Lives of the Necromancers by William Godwin [1834]

And as for the youth, his parents were believers, and we feared lest he should impose upon them rebellion and misbelief. The Qur'an by translated by E. H. Palmer

Arthur Conan Doyle If it be in rebellion or if in transgression against the Lord, save us not this day. Micah Clarke by Arthur Conan Doyle

Now they were awed by the crushing of the yunker rebellion . Ten Days That Shook the World by John Reed

John Lewis Burckhard The Serai was destroyed during the rebellion of Berber. The Khan of the soap manufacturers is a large well built edifice, with a water basin in the middle of it. Travels in Syria and the Holy Land by John Lewis Burckhard

The change came quickly — it was completed during the reign of Elizabeth. The rebellion of the Northern Earls in 1569 was the last great effort of the old dispensation to escape its doom. Elizabeth and Essex by Lytton Strachey [1928]

Edmund Burke If they are not cut off by a rebellion of their people, they may be strangled by the very janissaries kept for their security against all other rebellion. Reflections on the Revolution in France by Edmund Burke [1790]

The whole miserable rebellion was so obviously at an end that the Europeans were not considered to be in any danger, and Maxwell had gone back to his camp unguarded. Burmese Days by George Orwell

He had started the SO-CALLED rebellion and had the glory of crushing it, and he calculated that any further outbreak would simply mean more glory still. Burmese Days by George Orwell

George Meredith She was not the less disposed to rebellion by a very present sense of the justice of what could be said to reprove her. The Egoist by George Meredith [1879]

And many were thus driven, by mere frenzy of just indignation, or, perhaps, by mere desperation, into acts of rebellion which else they had not meditated. Autobiographical Sketches by Thomas De Quincey [1853]

One Irish rebellion brought him to Ireland, another drove him out of it. Spenser by R. W. Church [1879]

Charles Dickens There were some lingerings of rebellion yet: Owen Glendower being retired to Wales, and a preposterous story being spread among the ignorant people that King Richard was still alive. A Child’s History of England by Charles Dickens [1852]

But Tod was not always to escape scot-free, or incite the children to rebellion with impunity. Losing Lena by Ellen Wood [1868]

Anthony Trollope Such rebellion might be in Utah Territory; or some trouble in the uttermost bounds of Texas would suffice. North America by Anthony Trollope

James Joyce You’re a born sneerer, Stevie. — When you make the next rebellion with hurleysticks, said Stephen, and want the indispensable informer, tell me. A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by James Joyce

George Gissing Where in the old days of rebellion she had only an instinct, a divination to guide her, there was now just enough of knowledge to give occupation to her developed intellect and taste. The Nether World by George Gissing [1888]

Jonathan Swif I am in rebellion with all my acquaintance, but I will mend with my health and the weather. The Journal to Stella by Jonathan Swif

Jeremy Bentham Offensive rebellion includes wrongful interception, wrongful divestment, usurpation, and wrongful investment of sovereign trust, with the offences accessary thereto. An Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation by Jeremy Bentham

Sir Walter Scott But this unnatural rebellion has ruined all. Waverley by Sir Walter Scott [1829]

Anthony Trollope I’m not going to preach up rebellion against husbands. Is He Popenjoy? by Anthony Trollope [1878]

He was encouraged in rebellion and ingratitude. Signa by Ouida

You saw the storm she rais’d on Libyan floods, That mix’d the mounting billows with the clouds; When, bribing Aeolus, she shook the main, And mov’d rebellion in your wat’ry reign. The Aeneid by translated by John Dryden

When this absurd rebellion breaks out, he will do everything in his power to connect my name with it. Burmese Days by George Orwell

Anthony Trollope The spirit of rebellion against all the world was strong within her — against all the world except that one weak woman who now sat before her on the sofa. Rachel Ray by Anthony Trollope

They were in arms against him, the representative of the Crown, and it was his duty to quell this rebellion and punish the authors of it. The History of the Conquest of Peru by William Hickling Presco

George Eliot Yes, but the rebellion might be sacred too. Romola by George Eliot [1862-3]

Andrew Lang Soon after this, part of the country rose in rebellion against the king, and once more he and his two sons-in — law had to fare forth to battle. The Grey Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

All the better nature in you is in rebellion at it. Signa by Ouida

H. G. Wells I had no hope of pride or pleasure left in me, I was raging rebellion against God and mankind. In the Days of the Comet by H. G. Wells [1906]

Sinclair Lewis Then, in a very great desire of rebellion and unleashing of all her hatreds, “The pettier and more tawdry it is, the more blame to Main Street. It shows how much I’ve been longing to escape. Main Street by Sinclair Lewis

Bram Stoker There is short shrift for the unsuccessful impostor of royalty — even in an age of fluctuation between rebellion and anarchy. Famous Imposters by Bram Stoker [1910]

The stronger soul was in rebellion against Providence. She kept aloof from her mother in the time of sorrow. Vixen by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1879]

Olaf Stapledon The more tyrannous his control, the more gleefully did rebellion raise her hydra heads. Last Men in London by Olaf Stapledon

He doubted his countenance then, fast rein as he held all rebellion in, close shield as he bound to him against his own passions in the breastplate of a soldier’s first duty — obedience. Under Two Flags by Ouida [1867]

Robert Green Ingersoll Wherever the sword of rebellion is drawn to protect the rights of man, I am a rebel. Lectures by Robert Green Ingersoll

There seemed not the ghost of a rebellion anywhere; only the annual attempt, as regular as the monsoon, of the villagers to avoid paying the capitation tax. Burmese Days by George Orwell

It was his first overt act of rebellion against her yoke, the first step along the nearest of the many well-worn paths that a man takes at random to leave a woman. Red Pottage by Mary Cholmondeley [1899]

The rebellion — the SO-CALLED rebellion — is all over and finished. Burmese Days by George Orwell

In the pathos of this situation it was easy for his daughter to keep him ignorant of the passionate rebellion against her own ideals in which she sometimes surprised herself. Annie Kilburn by William Dean Howells

In the past, at any rate throughout the Protestant centuries, the idea of rebellion and the idea of intellectual integrity were mixed up. Collected Essays by George Orwell

But with a wail of rebellion she flung both short arms around the Irishman’s dusty boot. Citadel of Fear by Francis Stevens

Elizabeth Gaskell The inhabitants rose in rebellion against their Austrian masters. The Poor Clare by Elizabeth Gaskell [1856]

Robert Green Ingersoll Wherever the sword of rebellion is drawn in favor of the right, I am a rebel. On Skulls by Robert Green Ingersoll

With a scarcely conscious rebellion against the indelicacy of the act I remained. Can Such Things Be? by Ambrose Bierce [1893]

Anthony Trollope But there was a good working majority — very much at Mr Monk’s command — and Mr Monk was moved by none of that feeling of rebellion which had urged Sir Orlando on to his destruction. The Prime Minister by Anthony Trollope

Frances Hodgson Burnett And though, in time, rebellion and suffering had died away, he had never really forgotten. Robin by Frances Hodgson Burnett [1922]

Is that it?’ ‘How slow you are! I should have thought even a fool would have seen that I am raising the rebellion merely in order to crush it. Burmese Days by George Orwell

The one thing I needed to make them take my rebellion seriously was a little bloodshed. Burmese Days by George Orwell

Daniel Defoe The angels fell, they sinned (wonderful!) in heaven, and God cast them out: what their sin was, is not explicit; but in general it is called a rebellion against God; all sin must be so. The History of the Devil by Daniel Defoe

So strong was this, that, despite her exquisite self-control, she was shaken by a bitter surge of rebellion at the thought of the insurmountable barriers between herself and this man.

Anthony Trollope It had been all very well to put down Fenianism, and Ribandmen, and Repeal — and everything that had been put down in Ireland in the way of rebellion for the last seventy-five years. Phineas Finn by Anthony Trollope

Her distaste for the humdrum life she was leading found expression in a rebellion against social usages. For the term of his natural life by Marcus Clarke [1874]

Anthony Trollope There has been a general feeling throughout the people that the thing should be done — that the rebellion must be put down, and that it must be put down by arms. North America by Anthony Trollope

George Meredith Irish rebellion against constituted authority was exhibited. Evan Harrington by George Meredith [1861]

This obstinate and fiercely-contested battle of Arklow was indeed, by general consent, the hinge on which the rebellion turned. Autobiographical Sketches by Thomas De Quincey [1853]

H. G. Wells When later I contrived a rebellion against the Old Gang (as I shall tell in the proper place), it was upon an entirely different score. An Experiment in Autobiography by H. G. Wells

Anthony Trollope It shall not be suspended unless when the public safety may require such suspension on account of rebellion or invasion. North America by Anthony Trollope

They mimicked the high stomach as they stood, as the dead man had stood, with arms aloft in rebellion against his lot, and fell back, as he had fallen, screaming, to kick and wallow on the ground. Tropic Days by E. J. Banfield

Elizabeth Gaskell Hester, too, had her own private rebellionhushed into submission by her gentle piety. Sylvia’s Lovers by Elizabeth Gaskell [1863]

Radclyffe Hall Everything in her cried out in rebellion so that she wanted to thrust back the years, to hold them at bay with her own weak body. The Well of Loneliness by Radclyffe Hall

Louisa May Alcott Then patchwork or towels appeared, and Amy sewed with outward meekness and inward rebellion till dusk, when she was allowed to amuse herself as she liked till teatime. Little Women by Louisa May Alcott [1868]

It was necessary, above all things to destroy the Spanish fort at Smerwick, in order to prevent the rebellion being fed from abroad: and in November, 1580, Lord Grey in person undertook the work. Spenser by R. W. Church [1879]

Rafael Sabatini And then in rebellion against fate he decided that, come what might, dinner and bed should not be forgone. Casanova’s Alibi by Rafael Sabatini

H. G. Wells Nominalism was stifled and maligned, but it was a rebellion of clear-headedness. Babes In The Darkling Woods by H. G. Wells [1940]

At the time this causes rebellion and vomiting, but it may have different after-effects in later life. Charles Dickens by George Orwell [1940]

And when the rebellion breaks out, you are going to say that Dr Veraswami is to blame for it. Burmese Days by George Orwell

Henry Handel Richardson We’re true-blue Britons, who have been goaded to rebellion by one of the vilest pieces of tyranny that ever saw the light. Australia Felix by Henry Handel Richardson

Anthony Trollope There had been a little spirit of rebellion engendered in her by his misconduct; but she had determined to do nothing in secret. Is He Popenjoy? by Anthony Trollope [1878]

Henry Adams Without exception every American woman rose in rebellion against English manners. The Education of Henry Adams by Henry Adams [1907]

Arnold Bennett She turned for relief to the thought of her own house, and in a constructive spirit of rebellion she shaped instantaneously a conscious policy for it. These Twain by Arnold Bennett [1916]

Anthony Trollope A little spirit of rebellion already began to kindle itself within her bosom; but in it there was nothing of mutiny against her husband. Is He Popenjoy? by Anthony Trollope [1878]

Anthony Trollope Father Marty was no great politician, and desired no rebellion against England. Even in the days of O’Connell and repeal he had been but luke-warm. An Eye for an Eye by Anthony Trollope [1879]

Nature would brand such demonstration as a rebellion against her instincts, and would vindictively repay it afterwards by the thunderbolt of self-contempt smiting suddenly in secret. Shirley by Charlotte Bronte [1849]

Charles Dickens There is a legend that to prevent the people from being incited to rebellion by the songs of their bards and harpers, Edward had them all put to death. A Child’s History of England by Charles Dickens [1852]

According to Snowball, they must send out more and more pigeons and stir up rebellion among the animals on the other farms. Animal Farm by George Orwell [1944]

For months a rebellion had been simmering in Ireland, and there was reason to believe that Philip was busy fitting out an expedition to give succour to his Catholic friends. Elizabeth and Essex by Lytton Strachey [1928]

Thomas Hobbes For rebellion is but war renewed. Leviathan by Thomas Hobbes

Anthony Trollope Are you all uncles to Antony?” Then he goes on to show that war is the only name by which this rebellion can be described. The Life of Cicero by Anthony Trollope [1881]

She burst out: ‘Ko Po Kyin, what are you saying? You do not mean it! You, raising a rebellion — it cannot be true!’ ‘Certainly it is true. Burmese Days by George Orwell

Robert Louis Stevenson The other soldiers then laid down their arms, the old man was rescued, and the rebellion was commenced. Lay Morals by Robert Louis Stevenson

Leon Trotsky On the Volga, in the summer of 1918, agents of France and England engineered a rebellion of Czecho-Slovak regiments, made up of former war prisoners. My Life by Leon Trotsky

Gertrude Stein The rebellion of Esther. In a rebellion of Esther or with a study of a sheepdog. Geography and Plays by Gertrude Stein

Jules Verne He feared that a rebellion might be the consequence. The English at the North Pole by Jules Verne

Anthony Trollope The general was a stanch Unionist, having, according to his own showing, suffered dreadful things from secessionist persecutors since the rebellion commenced. North America by Anthony Trollope

Arthur Conan Doyle The ferocity of the Privy Council, after the rebellion was quelled, arose from their knowledge of how very close it had been to success. Micah Clarke by Arthur Conan Doyle

We do not suffer so abject slavery to the definite article as the French, but neither do we manifest their spirit of rebellion by sometimes cutting off the oppressor’s tail. Write it Right by Ambrose Bierce [1909]

George Eliot He was addicted at once to rebellion and to conformity, and only an intimate personal knowledge could enable any one to predict where his conformity would begin. Felix Holt the Radical by George Eliot [1866]

But Almagro and his followers shrunk from this open collision with the Crown. They had taken up rebellion because it lay in their path, not because they had wished it. The History of the Conquest of Peru by William Hickling Presco

Anthony Trollope It is written on the whole record of our race, British and American history is made up of rebellion and revolution. North America by Anthony Trollope

Daniel Defoe He raised the rebellion of Korah, and the two hundred and fifty princes, till he brought them to be swallowed up alive. The History of the Devil by Daniel Defoe

G. K. Chesterton He had not the servility of the ordinary rebel, who is content to go on rebelling against kings and priests, because such rebellion is as old and as established as any priests or kings. George Bernard Shaw by G. K. Chesterton [1909]

Robert Green Ingersoll You know what is called the rebellion in England in 1688? Do you know what caused it? I will tell you. Lectures by Robert Green Ingersoll

Anthony Trollope But rebellion can never be successful except by overcoming the power against which she raises herself. North America by Anthony Trollope

Henry James His caprices are sometimes generous, and his rebellion against the ugliness of life frequently makes him do kind things. A Light Man by Henry James [1869]

The rebellion of Tyrone broke out, his castle was burned, and in the conflagration his youngest child, an infant, perished, he himself with his wife and remaining children escaping with difficulty. A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature by John W. Cousin [1910]

Sir Walter Scott He is now labouring to bring this rebellion to an end, and the terms he has proposed are so moderate, that they shall not want my hearty recommendation. Old Mortality by Sir Walter Scott [1816]

Leon Trotsky In frantic search for a way out, the petty bourgeoisie entered on a rebellion and raised Pilsudski on its shield. My Life by Leon Trotsky

Edith Wharton Of such moments of rebellion the Professor himself was not wholly unconscious. The Descent of Man and other stories by Edith Wharton [1903]

Anthony Trollope To my thinking the rights of rebellion are holy. North America by Anthony Trollope

William Godwin A rebellion was now excited against the sacrilegious Edwy; and the whole north of England, having rebelled, was placed under the dominion of his brother, a boy of thirteen years of age. Lives of the Necromancers by William Godwin [1834]

H. G. Wells There was a moment’s silence, and then Trafford’s spirit rose in rebellion and he plunged at this—this stranger beside him. Marriage by H. G. Wells [1912]

Good-natured untidy Margaret watched with all the moist-eyed emotion of fourteen; George in a passionate envy and wild rebellion that he was only eleven and of no consequence to this martial moment. The Daughter of Time by Josephine Tey

Jules Verne The leader of a rebellion has but a doubtful power, and no doubt Shandon’s authority had been soon cast off. The Field of Ice by Jules Verne

Marjorie Bowen Valentine quailed, as Francisco well-nigh had done; the hot words of remorse and rebellion died away unuttered, and she hid her face, her high spirit cowed again into a bitter weeping. The Viper of Milan by Marjorie Bowen [1906]

What was all that to Scarron? At his house rebellion could be planned with impunity, for, as we have said, since that morning he had ceased to be “the queen’s invalid. Twenty Years After by Alexandre Dumas [1845]

D.H. Lawrence He looked out musingly, and there was no hint of rebellion in the contours of the regular features. The Trespasser by D.H. Lawrence

Jeremy Bentham Defensive rebellion is disturbance of this trust. An Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation by Jeremy Bentham

Jack London We talked for hours over single stanzas, and I found him reading into them a wail of regret and a rebellion which, for the life of me, I could not discover myself. The Sea-Wolf by Jack London [1904]

George Eliot Her rebellion was rising against the first impression, which had almost forced her to bend her knees. Romola by George Eliot [1862-3]

E. Phillips Oppenheim Her manner and tone still indicated some measure of rebellion against the situation. The Great Impersonation by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1920]

I’ve always thought rebellion a grand thing, but now I don’t know. Rogue Herries by Hugh Walpole [1930]

Kate Chopin A spasm of resistance and rebellion seized and swept over her. Short stories by Kate Chopin

George Eliot But the right to rebellion is the right to seek a higher rule, and not to wander in mere lawlessness. Felix Holt the Radical by George Eliot [1866]

Gustave Flauber From that time onward the rebellion was unchecked. Salammbo by Gustave Flauber

T. E. Lawrence Shefik rallying him, said, ‘Do you expect a rebellion to be comfortable?’ and the contrast with the pale misery of their manner delighted us. Seven Pillars of Wisdom by T. E. Lawrence [1926]

Charles Dickens Hotspur was killed by an arrow in the brain, and the rout was so complete that the whole rebellion was struck down by this one blow. A Child’s History of England by Charles Dickens [1852]

Sinclair Lewis Where it BELONGS? he queried, in rebellion against his own pattern. The Prodigal Parents by Sinclair Lewis

Robert Green Ingersoll Wherever the sword of rebellion is drawn to give man liberty, to clothe him in all his just rights, I am on the side of that rebellion. Lectures by Robert Green Ingersoll

Sinclair Lewis President General Haik publicly jeered at them as a “ridiculous rag-tag rebellion of hoboes too lazy to work. It Can’t Happen Here by Sinclair Lewis

H. G. Wells But instead, after his first shock of incredulous astonishment, his spirit rose in a rebellion against arranged facts that was as unEnglish as it was ungentlemanly. Marriage by H. G. Wells [1912]

H. G. Wells My heart is black with rebellion against my lot and against the lot of woman. The Passionate Friends by H. G. Wells [1913]

His power is so great that at this moment it only depends on him to raise the standard of rebellion from one end of the island to the other. Little Memoirs of the Nineteenth Century by George Paston [1902]

Anthony Trollope But the struggle within her bosom was hard, and when he bade her to kneel and pray with him, she doubted for a moment between rebellion and hypocrisy. The Belton Estate by Anthony Trollope

Robert Louis Stevenson So passed the night, in alternations of rebellion and despair, of hate and pity; and with the next morning I was only to comprehend more fully my enslaved position. The Dynamiter by Robert Louis Stevenson

Jules Verne It had made itself master of Utah, and subjected that territory to the laws of the Union, after imprisoning Brigham Young on a charge of rebellion and polygamy. Around the World in 80 Days by Jules Verne [1873]

Caroline Lamb The threatening storm of rebellion now darkened around. Glenarvon by Caroline Lamb [1816]

As far as the leaders of the Dorset–Morton rebellion were concerned the boys were of no account. The Daughter of Time by Josephine Tey

Sinclair Lewis In them he felt a spirit of rebellion against niceness and solid-citizenship. Babbit by Sinclair Lewis

George Meredith A famine ceasing, a rebellion crushed, they jog on as before, with their Dobbin trot and blinker confidence in “Saxon energy. Diana of the Crossways by George Meredith [1885]

Rudyard Kipling Not one damn little cowrie! I desire damnably to extend all commercial things, and why? I am loyalist and there is rebellion — yes, I tell you — Republics in my country for to just begin. Many Inventions by Rudyard Kipling [1893]

Edith Wharton For the life of her smile, the warmth of her voice, only cold paper and dead words! Confused motions of rebellion stormed in him. Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton [1911]

George Gissing She had never known such a rebellion of her life. Demos by George Gissing [1886]

Anthony Trollope I have always thought, and do think, that a war for the suppression of the Southern rebellion could not have been avoided by the North without an absolute loss of its political prestige. North America by Anthony Trollope

H. G. Wells To think at all about certain questions was an act of rebellion that set one oscillating between the furtive and the defiant. In the Days of the Comet by H. G. Wells [1906]

When he landed, he found the colony in a state of anarchy, or rather organized rebellion under a powerful and popular chief. The History of the Conquest of Peru by William Hickling Presco

Jack London They were awed by what they had already seen of Wolf Larsen’s character, while the tale of woe they speedily heard in the forecastle took the last bit of rebellion out of them. The Sea-Wolf by Jack London [1904]

Rudyard Kipling He had fought through a few nights, and had been defeated on more, and he knew the rebellion that flares beyond control to exhaustion. A Diversity of Creatures by Rudyard Kipling [1917]