This prince, besides his ill will to Sultan Segued, which was kept up by some malcontents
among the Abyssin nobility, who, provoked at the conversion of their master, were plotting a revolt, entertained an inveterate hatred against the Portuguese for the death of his grandfather, who had been killed many years before, which he swore the blood of the Jesuits should repay.
Who can determine what might have been the issue of her late convulsions, if the malcontents
had been headed by a Caesar or by a Cromwell?
And as if it were not enough to have aggrandized the Church, and deprived himself of friends, he, wishing to have the kingdom of Naples, divides it with the King of Spain, and where he was the prime arbiter in Italy he takes an associate, so that the ambitious of that country and the malcontents
of his own should have somewhere to shelter; and whereas he could have left in the kingdom his own pensioner as king, he drove him out, to put one there who was able to drive him, Louis, out in turn.
A tide of waifs, strays, and malcontents
of old camps along the river began to set towards Devil's Ford, in very much the same fashion as the debris, drift, and alluvium had been carried down in bygone days and cast upon its banks.
As by magic, forty thousand soldiers of the regular army surrounded the malcontents
. It was a trap.
There had been a schism among the Chosen People a few months before, some of the younger members of the Church having rebelled against the authority of the Elders, and the result had been the secession of a certain number of the malcontents
, who had left Utah and become Gentiles.
It was plain that it was not the chance combination of those who had collected a number of the malcontents
at the same spot, but a concerted organized attack.
Monk and Lambert, therefore, had at first thought of creating an army each for himself: Monk in Scotland, where were the Presbyterians and the royalists, that is to say, the malcontents
; Lambert in London, where was found, as is always the case, the strongest opposition to the existing power which it had beneath its eyes.
I have long noted malcontents
Who wagged their heads, and kicked against the yoke, Misliking these my orders, and my rule.
The rooks, swinging in their lofty houses in the elm-tree avenue, seem to discuss the question of the occupancy of the carriage as it passes underneath, some agreeing that Sir Leicester and my Lady are come down, some arguing with malcontents
who won't admit it, now all consenting to consider the question disposed of, now all breaking out again in violent debate, incited by one obstinate and drowsy bird who will persist in putting in a last contradictory croak.
Denisov, not being a member of the family, did not understand Pierre's caution and being, as a malcontent
, much interested in what was occurring in Petersburg, kept urging Pierre to tell them about what had happened in the Semenovsk regiment, then about Arakcheev, and then about the Bible Society.
For a change, one could talk to the station agent; but he was another malcontent
; spent all his spare time writing letters to officials requesting a transfer.