Sentence Examples


  • They were not so much the occupiers of the soil as a dominant caste of warriors and freebooters.
  • LEVITES, or sons of Levi (son of Jacob by Leah), a sacred caste in ancient Israel, the guardians of the temple service at Jerusalem.'
  • 8-1r, 36-40), while another shows the supremacy of the Levites as a caste either over the rest of the people (?
  • A Levite probably had a hand in the work, and this, with the evidence for the Levitical Psalms (see Psalms), gives the caste an interesting place in the study of the transmission of the biblical records.
  • By rigid precedence the Brahmans occupy the first rank; they are numerous and influential, and with them may be classed the peculiar and important caste of Bhats, the keepers of secular tradition and of the genealogies.

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