The old elite worried that the masses were too improvident and seditious.
He had not written, but had dared to print, a seditious pamphlet which justified the right of rebellion against the king.
But conservatives think liberals and Balzac are seditious and crazy.
The judges pointed out to them the seditious libels on governors, magistrates, and the whole government to no effect.
Indeed I do, but you spoke of seditious papers, and I have none of that sort.
Nat Ponder, who 'did time' for publishing a seditious pamphlet, was Bunyan's publisher.
They call them seditious and inflammatory, which was far from being their character.
It was offered as a voluntary boon, not as a concession to seditious clamour and agitation.
Their modest petition had been treated as a seditious libel.
Divers wicked and seditious writings had been dispersed throughout the province.