The public domain, encroached upon by usurpations or by the colonies of Sylla, had almost disappeared.
Their only crime was opposition to the “usurpations of the Papal Schism.”
He was an early and prominent advocate of American rights—a bold and uniform opposer of British usurpations.
All usurpations, not born of war, have been caused and supported by labor.
This had been preceded by a series of usurpations the most unblushing ever endured by a free people.
He finds the people oppressed by the usurpations of government, and he urges to rebellion.
He ordered the dissolution of congress, had recourse to forced loans, with other usurpations.
The tendency has been to usurpations by Congress rather than by the Executive.
Such are some of the usurpations and aggressions of the Slave Power.
The friend, the protector of the people against the usurpations of their enemies, was the character which he now chose to assume.