Sentence Examples


  • The beginning of his ascendancy is marked by an unprecedented outward expansion of Athenian power.
  • The time of Pitt's ascendancy he took but little part in politics, but while Lord Bute was in power his influence was very considerable, and seems mostly to have been exerted in favour of a more moderate line of policy.
  • The Venetian ascendancy in the Levant dates from this epoch; for, though the republic had no power to occupy all the domains ceded to it, Candia was taken, together with several small islands and stations on the mainland.
  • During their season of ascendancy Pisa was enslaved, and Florence gained the access to the sea.
  • Bonapartes ascendancy did not pass unchallenged.

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