Sentence Examples


  • Charges were reduced and efficiency benefited by this movement.
  • In particular the suppression of the monasteries benefited the crown in two ways.
  • Boniface endeavoured to nominate his own successor, thus transforming into law, or at least into custom, the proceeding by which he had benefited; but the clergy and the senate of Rome forced him to cancel this arrangement.
  • Many regions of Italy and the provinces besides the city itself benefited by the care and munificence which the emperor bestowed on such public improvements.
  • "There are many souls not good enough to dispense with this provision, and not bad enough to be benefited by it" (op. cit.