Sentence Examples


  • She possessed a regal countenance and carried herself with an easy grace.
  • In 1177 John de Courci, with the countenance of Henry II., set out to the conquest of Ulster.
  • His stature was of a good size; his sword stuck close to his side; his countenance swollen and reddish; his voice sharp and untunable and his eloquence full of fervour.
  • After his death Hyrcanus took advantage of the general confusion to extend Jewish territory with the countenance of Rome.
  • Their insistence on the personal aspect of religious experience made it impossible for Friends to countenance the setting apart of any man or building for the purpose of divine worship to the exclusion of all others.

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