Sentence Examples

  • Two years later the same prize was conferred on him without competition.
  • The powers conferred on Alva were those of military dictator.
  • The Copley medal was conferred upon him in 1823, and the Lalande prize in 1817 by the Paris Academy, of which he was a corresponding member.
  • In one day all the usual orders were conferred on him, and even the great preacher Massillon consented to take part in the ceremonies.
  • Meanwhile the Italian mint coined thalers bearing the portrait of King Humbert, with an inscription referring to the Italian protectorate, and on the 1st of January 1890 a royal decree conferred upon the colony the name of Eritrea.

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