Sentence Examples


  • To win the approbation of the pope Rudolph renounced all imperial rights in Rome, the papal territory and Sicily, and promised to lead a new crusade; and Pope Gregory X., in spite of Ottakar's protests, not only recognized Rudolph himself, but persuaded Alphonso X.
  • A legitimate ministry is one appointed with the consent and approbation of the people under the presidency of other pastors by whom the final act of ordination (with laying on of hands) shall be performed (iv.
  • This gratifies the child's love of approbation and keeps up her interest in things.
  • A murmur of approbation and satisfaction ran through the crowd.
  • Most of us desire the approbation of others - or, at worst, wish to avoid their condemnation.

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