Sentence Examples


  • It was on this account that the council could sometimes be called, not without exaggeration, "an assembly of copyists" or even "a set of grooms and scullions."
  • At the coronation of George III., one of the king's grooms appeared "in a scarlet dress, holding a perfuming pan, burning perfumes, as at previous coronations."
  • "You will find at the meetings," they said, "nobody but grooms, liquor dealers and low politicians."
  • They are always officers of the army, and each of them is "on duty" for about the same time as the lords and grooms in waiting.
  • The French deemed the Scots shabby, poor and avaricious: their grooms werekilled by the peasantry when they went foraging: the nobles were churlish and inhospitable.

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