Sentence Examples


  • Here, according to Pindar, Rhadamanthys sits by the side of his father Cronus and administers judgment (01.
  • They have some peculiar deathbed rites: a deacon with some attendants waits upon the dying, and as death approaches administers a bath first of warm and afterwards of cold water; a holy dress, consisting of seven pieces (rasta), is then put on; the feet are directed towards the north and the head turned to the south, so that the body faces the pole star.
  • A native governor (tong-doc or tuan-phu), assisted by a native staff, administers each of the provinces into which the country is divided, and native officials of lower rank govern the areas into which these provinces are subdivided.
  • In the province of Tourane, a French tribunal alone exercises jurisdiction, but it administers native law where natives are concerned.
  • It is the headquarters of the Companhai de Mocambique, which administers the Beira district under charter from the Portuguese crown.