Definition of Conscribed
1. conscribe [v] - See also: conscribe
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Literary usage of Conscribed
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The British Consuls in the Confederacy by Milledge Louis Bonham (1911)
"His colleagues at Richmond and Charleston informed him that no British subjects were allowed to be conscribed in those consulates, and he thought it ..."
2. The Protocols and World Revolution: Including a Translation and Analysis of by Sergi︠e︡ĭ Nilus (1920)
"The conscribed peasantry, originally captured by the catchwords mentioned in the pamphlets ... Still conscribed and put up to fight, under severe penalties, ..."
3. Agricola and Germania by Cornelius Tacitus (1900)
"... he added some others from the long since pacified tribes of southern Britain, whose loyalty had been tested and who had but recently been conscribed. ..."
4. The American Political Science Review (1922)
"The army consists of conscribed youths of twenty and volunteers legally called for who have reached the age of eighteen. Education is the subject of Article ..."
5. The Quarterly Review by William Gifford, George Walter Prothero, John Gibson Lockhart, John Murray, Whitwell Elwin, John Taylor Coleridge, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, William Macpherson, William Smith (1811)
"The same numbers continue to be conscribed; but they are thrown into the general mas» of disposables, and are liable, like the rest, to immediate service ..."
6. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1867)
"For example, the law of 1786, without touching the ballot, allowed whole companies of volunteers to be added to the conscribed battalions. ..."
7. The Overland Monthly by Bret Harte (1872)
"At zero, the host himself was conscribed, but soon "took the bush ; " whereas here, all the sons volunteered, though one protested he always aimed over the ..."
8. A Rebel War Clerk's Diary at the Confederate States Capital by John Beauchamp Jones (1866)
"Bnt more are exempted than conscribed ! Robert Tyler publishes a long and hopeful letter on our finances. ..."