And yet all that Seneca's daring could venture was to seduce the baby-tyrant into the least injurious of tyrannies.
The people of Lodi prayed his protection against the tyrannies of Milan.
He thought he was done for the rest of his life with the "exactions" and "tyrannies" of the King of Prussia.
The tyrannies were at their height in the time of Polycrates and his brother Syloson.
James was already a growing boy when the last and worst of the tyrannies which oppressed his youth began.
Only they think that the present tyrannies provoke resistance.
There may have been a few instances in history where such was the case, but tyrannies of that kind have never lasted long.
But there are other tyrannies coincident which are more urgent and compelling.
A great deal of nonsense is talked about the "tyrannies" which the Monastic Age inflicted on Art.
They had freed their souls from the tyrannies of time and the fear of death.