Sentence Examples


  • Very little enthusiasm was shown in the matter by the people, who preferred the distribution of doles in the city to the prospect of distant allotments.
  • Doles variorum edition (1896), J.
  • Pliny also asks for a decision on the status and maintenance of deserted children (65), and on the custom of distributing public doles on the occasion of interesting events in the life of a private citizen.
  • A sumptuous banquet took place, followed by a distribution of doles and garlands.
  • Which he avowedly threw over his friends on the ground that lie had greater subjects to consider than the triumph of obsolete: opinions was, in effect, an attempt to conciliate hisold supporters by, a policy of doles, and to find the means for doing so by the increased taxation of the middle classes.

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