Sentence Examples

  • The great gainer by this settlement was the papacy, which held the most substantial Italian province, together with a prestige that raised it far above all rivalry.
  • The descents of pirates on the coasts were a perpetual source of danger; the pirate was a gainer either by the sale or by the redemption of his captives.
  • In any 1397Kalma, case Denmark was bound to be the only gainer by the Union.
  • The greatest gainer for the moment was Mahmud of Ghazni.
  • Thus the council's authority became at once peremptory and elastic. But the real gainer was the pope.

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