Switzerland is little fitted for him; the gossip and the cabals of those Anglicised coteries would torment him, as they did before.
Grevy was always a good friend to W.on one or two occasions, when there was a sort of cabal against him, Grevy took his part very warmlyand in all questions of home policy and persons W. found him a very keen, shrewd observerthough he said very littlerarely expressed an opinion.
So Puritanism suddenly gained all that it had struggled for, and gained it even in the hour when all seemed lost, when Milton in his sorrow unconsciously portrayed the government of Charles and his Cabal in that tremendous scene of the council of the infernal peers in Pandemonium, plotting the ruin of the world.
He caballed with the very men to whom he had hitherto been most vehemently opposed for the sole object of expelling Lord Shelburne from office.
She never was beloved by any of her children at any time, since they were in childhood and youth intrusted to the care of servants and teachers, while the mother was absorbed in political cabals at court.
In Edinburgh there is a little opposition and something of the spirit of cabal between the partisans of works proceeding from Mr. Constable's and Mr. Blackwood's shops.
In December, 1864, occurred one of the too-frequent cabals on the part of certain members of the Cabinet.
One fact indeed there is which must always make the thought of Pindar's Theban citizenship painful to us, and that is the shameful part taken by Thebes in the Persian war, when compulsion of her exposed situation, and oligarchical cabal within her walls, drew her into unholy alliance with the barbarian invader.
Those who still remained in health thought it very hard to be so long confined, and began to cabal among themselves.
Charles Carroll of Carrollton was a partisan of the General, and very much disgusted a member of the Cabal by telling him "almost literally that anybody who displeased or did not admire the Commander-in-chief, ought not to be kept in the army."