Sentence Examples


  • A form of sea-letter (literae salvi conductus) is appended to the Treaty of the Pyrenees, 1659.
  • Between the lessons the ass was solemnly fed, and at the conclusion of the service was led by the precentor out into the square before the church (conductus ad ludos); water was poured on the precentor's head, and the ass became the centre of burlesque ceremonies, dancing and buffoonery being carried on far into the night, while the clergy and the serious-minded retired to matins and bed.
 
 

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