Sentence Examples


  • The unit or as of weight was the Libra (pound: =about I15 oz.
  • Prentice, the historian of the Anti-Corn-Law League, who was then editor of the Manchester Times, describes how, in the year 1835, he received for publication in his paper a series of admirably written letters, under the signature of "Libra," discussing commercial and economical questions with rare ability.
  • The Balance, obviously indicating the equality of day and night, is first mentioned as the sign of the Libra autumnal equinox by Geminus and Varro, and °b and tained, through Sosigenes of Alexandria, official re Scorpio.
  • Libra was not of Greek invention.
  • Both Libra and the sign it eventually superseded thus owned a Chaldaean birthplace.