Sentence Examples


  • Appearing at the elective diet of 1674 at the head of 6000 veterans he overawed every other competitor, and despite the persistent opposition of the Lithuanians was elected king on the 21st of May.
  • Alfred de Musset was introduced, and the two natures leapt together as by elective affinity.
  • In addition to this Bedouin organization there was the curious institution of an elective monarchy, some of whose kings are catalogued in Gen.
  • In the Indus Valley region, a center of early civilization located near present-day India, we have found extensive evidence of surgery, specialization, medical equipment, and even elective procedures.
  • The courses at Radcliffe are elective, only certain courses in English are prescribed.

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