Word usage examples
Maybe it took a mind pickled by great age or zombyism to sit still for all that.
Historically, Voodoo priests used to induce zombiism as a punishment for criminals.
A hundred years passed before Whiggism assumed the universal and scientific character.
In that night of unreflecting Toryism, a small band of men, chiefly connected with the law in Edinburgh, stood out in a profession of Whiggism, to the forfeiture of all chance of government patronage, and even of much of the confidence and esteem of society.
The pronounced Whiggism of that critique led to an open rupture with the Tory contributors.
Chatham enlarged greatly upon this glorious spirit of Whiggism displayed on both sides of the Atlantic, asserting that it would finally compel the ministers not only to abandon their present measures and principles, however many noses they might count on a division, but to hide their heads in shame.
In spite of his Whiggism, he was respectable enough to be made colonel of his regiment and an aide-de-camp to the King.
The reform of the municipal corporations of England is a covert attack on the authority of the English gentry,-that great body which perhaps forms the most substantial existing obstacle to the perpetuation of Whiggism in power.
His superb highclass vocalism, which by its superquality greatly enhanced his already international reputation, was vociferously applauded by the large audience among which were to be noticed many prominent members of the clergy as well as representatives of the press and the bar and the other learned professions.
Their vocalisms were restrained, and only one in a group spoke at a time.