He had already had proofs that several of them were disaffected
to the enterprise, and loath to cross the mountains.
Or rather, I suppose the truth was this, that all hands were disaffected
by the example of the ringleaders--only some more, some less; and a few, being good fellows in the main, could neither be led nor driven any further.
To this reasoning it may perhaps be objected, that if any State should be disaffected
to the authority of the Union, it could at any time obstruct the execution of its laws, and bring the matter to the same issue of force, with the necessity of which the opposite scheme is reproached.
We went together to Fremona, and being in all a patriarch, a bishop, eighteen Jesuits, and four hundred Portuguese whom I supplied with necessaries, though the revenues of our house were lost, and though the country was disaffected
to us, in the worst season of the year.
Here's my wife disaffected
already, and your girls will be no better.
'I wish to goodness it mayn't,' murmured she, with a sigh, as she returned to her own apartment, while I threw myself on the bed, feeling most undutifully disaffected
towards her for having deprived me of what seemed the only shadow of a consolation that remained, and chained me to that wretched couch of thorns.
The Duke of Wellington had but twenty thousand British troops on whom he could rely, for the Germans were raw militia, the Belgians disaffected
, and with this handful his Grace had to resist a hundred and fifty thousand men that had broken into Belgium under Napoleon.
Well, the superfluous proletariat destroyed, there will remain a population of capitalists living on gratuitous imports and served by a disaffected
and former members of the Democratic Progressive Party of Taiwan are calling for the formation of a new 'Taiwan-first' political party in the wake of William Lai's defeat in the DPP presidential primary in June.
In "The Disaffected
: Britain's Occupation of Philadelphia During the American Revolution", Aaron Sullivan explores the British occupation of Philadelphia, chronicling the experiences of a group of people who were pursued, pressured, and at times persecuted, not because they chose the wrong side of the Revolution but because they tried not to choose a side at all.
All of those factors suggest that the only reasonable, long- term solution to the violence is to politically engage the disaffected
Baloch population and restart a dialogue with separatist leaders in order to bring them back into the political mainstream in a peaceful manner.
From the profile of the average demonstrator taking part in the wide protests in Iran, it would appear that they are mostly young and disaffected
with the revolutionary elite and their lifestyle.