Sentence Examples

  • The spectacle of an Eastern despot apparently advancing on the lines of European progress was in itself as astonishing as new.
  • Palaeologus and his son Theodore, despot of the Morea; W.
  • As commander in the field in 1257 against Michael Angelus, despot of Epirus, he showed little military capacity.
  • And of his own reign, Charles really was a despot (British Museum, Additional MSS.
  • God is to him an absolute despot, who declares a thing right or wrong from no inherent necessity but by his arbitrary fiat.