Sentence Examples


  • Throughout Britain, as a rule, this species is one of the most plentiful birds, and is found at all seasons of the year.
  • In Roman epitaphs we meet with the formula tumulum faciendum curavit, meaning the grave and its monument; and on the inscribed monumental stones placed over the early Christian graves of Gaul and Britain the phrase in hoc tumulo jacet expresses the same idea.
  • Prehistoric tumuli are found abundantly in almost all parts of Europe and Asia from Britain to Japan.
  • Nymphaea alba (Castalia alba) is common in some parts of Britain, as is also the yellow Nuphar luteum (Nymphaea lutea).
  • Thus the Wall of Hadrian in north England (see Britain: Roman) is now sometimes styled the Limes Britannicus, the frontier of the Roman province of Arabia facing the desert the Limes Arabicus and so forth.

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