Sentence Examples


  • In the beginning of 1772 his ambition was stimulated by the nomination to the 'second place in council in Bengal with a promise of the reversion of the governorship when Mr Cartier should retire.
  • The second governorship of Clive was marked by the transfer of the diwani or financial administration from the Mogul emperor to the Company, and by the enforcement of stringent regulations against the besetting sin of peculation.
  • In the beginning of January 1644, however, for reasons which are variously reported by himself and Clarendon, he resigned his governorship and commissions and went over to the parliament.
  • Despite Wyoming 's clear preference for Republicans in national offices, Democrats have held the governorship for all but eight years since 1975.
  • She left Northern Ireland soon afterward and within a very short time Lord Erskine resigned the governorship and returned to his native Scotland.

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