Sentence Examples


  • None of the French possessions is self-governing in the manner of the chief British colonies.
  • This governing oligarchy was known as " the patricians."
  • Thus grew up a number of municipalities - practically self-governing republics - semiindependent feudatories in the feudal state.
  • These triumphs, however, had all been obtained by force of arms; the more difficult task now awaited Cromwell of governing England by parliament and by law.
  • Phocas proved entirely incapable of governing the empire.