Sentence Examples

  • But, although they then received perhaps their earliest quasiscientific organization, the mansions of the moon had for ages previously figured in the popular lore of the Bedouin.
  • The Koningsplein is a large open square surrounded by mansions of the wealthier classes.
  • The town was devastated in 1359 by the English, when, according to Froissart, no fewer than 900 mansions were burnt.
  • The new town extends to the south, the old town with its wide but irregular streets and its old mansions dating from the 16th, 17th and 18th centuries lies to the north.
  • This quarter was inhabited altogether by workers in wool, and as the city was small, the aristocracy lived close by in noble mansions which are now miserable memorials of past prosperity.

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