Sentence Examples


  • Before the expiration of the nine days allowed for the prosecution Verres was on his way to Massilia.
  • The governor must have been a citizen for five years preceding this election, must have attained the age of thirty and is ineligible for re-election during the four years succeeding the expiration of his term.
  • 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.
  • Seward gradually regained his health, and remained in the cabinet of President Johnson until the expiration of his term in 1869.
  • 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.

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