from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Free from persecution.


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  • Through the simple expedient of standing bets for future racing authorities while they were still young enough to be foolish, he remained unpersecuted by them once they reached status and power; and the one sort of winner old crafty Marius could spot better even than horses was the colt heading for the boardroom.

    The Elvis Latte

  • He often expands that claim to encompass the entire United States, which is doomed, he believes, because gays reside in its midst unpersecuted.

    Lean Left » Blog Archive » Priorities

  • Whether this is the legacy of some deep, culturally engrained identification with the underdog–scrappy Tom Paine and Paul Revere against that bully King George, perhaps–or merely cynical manipulation, even the demonstrably unoppressed and unpersecuted find it congenial to position themselves as victims.

    Battle Weary

  • That is, when you are free and unpersecuted in your religion, and not forced to worship idols and renounce Islam, then your religion will be pure and free.

    A Critical Exposition of the Popular 'Jihád' Showing that all the Wars of Mohammad Were Defensive; and that Aggressive War, or Compulsory Conversion, is not Allowed in The Koran - 1885

  • The king should perform sacrifices with such wealth as is willingly paid into his treasury by prosperous and unpersecuted subjects.

    The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 4 Books 13, 14, 15, 16, 17 and 18

  • Afterwards I remained an unpersecuted heretic and never underwent any of these popular operations.

    A Padre in France

  • So while, as the result of a vicious system of kingly and spiritual thraldom, the intellect of Spain was forced away from its legitimate channels of thought and action, under the shadow of the royal prerogative, which survived the genuine power of the older kings, art flourished and bloomed, unsuspected and unpersecuted by the coward jealousy of courtier and monk.

    Castilian Days

  • Liege (or rather Tongres, for Liege was not then built) that she was spreading wide her tenets, unpersecuted and unrestrained, for she was too far removed from idolatry and imposture to be regarded.

    Olla Podrida

  • But most of the settlers were poor, working families, and they would devote themselves to quiet, prayerful unpersecuted lives, and of work hard to build new communities.

    What About Paris?

  • But the latest newcomers are called the "sausage people" - a mixed, unpersecuted inflow from the old Soviet republics.

    NYT > Opinion


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