Sentence Examples


  • Hooper speaks of himself at this period as being "a courtier and living too much of a court life in the palace of our king."
  • But he was more useful to the courtier in his legal capacity, and Rochester dissuaded him from the ministry.
  • John Aubrey, the antiquary, chronicles that the sisters of Sir John Suckling, the courtier-poet, once went to the bowling-green in Piccadilly, crying, "for fear he should lose all their portions."
  • He was more fortunate, however, in his later military career, and continued in the service until the general peace of 1763, after which he lived the life of an ordinary courtier and man of fashion in Paris, dying on the 4th of July 1787.
  • At the inquiry he bought his acquittal from a courtier and his accusers were executed.