Sentence Examples


  • Her prayer was granted, and on the expiration of the time allotted she returned with him to the nether world.
  • Invariably a foreigner, elected for a year with power of life and death and control of the armed force, but subject to a strict account at the expiration of his office, the podest might be compared to a dictator invested with limited authority.
  • In no case might land acquired under this scheme be let to natives until after the expiration of ten years.
  • When a person disappears, so that no direct proof of his whereabouts or death is obtainable, death may be presumed at the expiration of seven years from the period when the person was last heard of.
  • The local affairs of the commune are decided by the municipal council, and its decisions become operative after the expiration of a month, save in matters which involve interests transcending those of the commune.
 

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