Sentence Examples


  • The novel was received with instant acclamation, and Sainte-Beuve only confirmed the judgment of the public when he pronounced in the Globe that this new author (then to him unknown) had struck a new and original vein and was destined to go far.
  • The constitution was accepted by Victoria, South Australia and Tasmania by popular acclamation, but in New South Wales very great opposition was shown, the main points of objection being the financial provisions, equal representation in the Senate, and the difficulty in the way of the larger states securing an amendment of the constitution in the event of a conflict with the smaller states.
  • The communist and workers' parties approved by acclamation the Declaration of Brussels and the Resolution of the Conference.
  • Bishop of Milan in Italy, chosen by popular acclamation in 295.
  • Bishop of Milan in Italy, chosen by popular acclamation in 295.

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