When the persecuted companions of Robinson, exiles
from their native land, anxiously sued for the privilege of removing a thousand leagues more distant to an untried soil, a rigorous climate, and a savage wilderness, for the sake of reconciling their sense of religious duty with their affections for their country, few, perhaps none of them, formed a conception of what would be, within two centuries, the result of their undertaking.
Policy, the bane of artists demanded it, and so, for the sake of a thousand issues and a common front to the common foe, he placed the love of his life upon the altar of his patriotism, and went, a broken-hearted man, into the long exile
People can return from their exile, Monsieur d'Herblay.
To a place of exile so distant, I was going to say, that human strength and the duration of human life would not be enough for his return.
I am living in exile
because I have no friends, because friends have become an impossibility to me.
Good morning, Gryphus; I am coming to take away my brother, who, as you know, is condemned to exile
, and to carry him out of the town.
Now after eight years he found himself still in exile
The closing scene reveals Jocasta slain by her own hand and Oedipus blinded by his own act and praying for death or exile
They remained confined for five months before the trial took place, the result of which deprived them of their fortune and condemned them to a perpetual exile
from their native country.
She is inclined to consider that his long absence from his native country may be accounted for by assuming that he is a political exile
These civil commotions were constantly fomented by the monarchs of Blefuscu; and when they were quelled, the exiles
always fled for refuge to that empire.
It was a period when the religious exiles
were accustomed often to buckle on their armor, and practise the handling of their weapons of war.
Every tie between these poor exiles
and the world seemed to be cut off at once.
Some persons possessed this power for life, others only for a particular time or particular purpose, as the people of Mitylene elected Pittacus to oppose the exiles
, who were headed by Antimenides and Alcaeus the poet, as we learn from a poem of his; for he upbraids the Mitylenians for having chosen Pittacus for their tyrant, and with one [1285b] voice extolling him to the skies who was the ruin of a rash and devoted people.
And clear across to the Atlantic, the Junta in touch with them all and all of them needing guns, mere adventurers, soldiers of fortune, bandits, disgruntled American union men, socialists, anarchists, rough-necks, Mexican exiles
, peons escaped from bondage, whipped miners from the bull-pens of Coeur d'Alene and Colorado who desired only the more vindictively to fight--all the flotsam and jetsam of wild spirits from the madly complicated modern world.