Sentence Examples


  • The pope was naturally proud of his family and had practised nepotism from the outset.
  • Leo's lively interest in art and literature, to say nothing of his natural liberality, his nepotism, his political ambitions and necessities, and his immoderate personal luxury, exhausted within two years the hard savings of Julius II., and precipitated a financial crisis from which he never emerged and which was a direct cause of most of the calamities of his pontificate.
  • The worc nepotism acquired new significance in the reigns of Sixtus IV and Innocent VIII.
  • Cesare was Alexander's favourite son, and it was for him that the pope's notorious nepotism was most extensively practised.
  • When Innocent died, Chigi, the candidate favoured by Spain, was elected pope on the 7th of April 1655� The conclave believed he was strongly opposed to the nepotism then prevalent.

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